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Chadwick International:  MYP Coordinator/ Director of IB program

Caroline Rennie

11/18/2014

Caroline Rennie has joined Chadwick International as the MYP Coordinator/ IB Director. She has been involved in the MYP and Diploma, since 1998, in Fiji, NZ and most recently as the Director of Academic Affairs at Osaka International School. During this time, she has undertaken IB educator assignments in a variety of roles including moderation, examining, curriculum writing, leading school visits, MYP consultancy, facilitating workshops and as a field representative.

Chadwick International:  PYP Coordinator

Anya Dalais

11/18/2014

Anya Dalais has joined Chadwick International in Songdo, South Korea this year as the PYP coordinator. Anya has been a PYP educator for the last 17 years in France, England, China and most recently has come from 6 years at the International School Basel, Switzerland.

Pearling seasonal school:  Teacher

Biji Paul

11/14/2014

Colegio Americano de Torreon:  Elementary Principal

Brandon Rogers

11/14/2014

Brandon Rogers is the newly appointed Elementary Principal at Colegio Americano de Torreon. He has held previous positions in the United States, Bahrain and Bangladesh.

Escuela John F. Kennedy A.C.:  General Director

Adrian Leece

11/07/2014

BSc (Hons) London University 1983 MSc. Multidisciplinary Studies for International Educators. Buffalo State University 2010 MA Educational Leadership Frammingham State, Mass. 2005

Escuela John F. Kennedy A.C.:  High School Principal

Georgina Frias

11/05/2014

Law degree. Universidad Iberoamericana, México.

Master of Education in International teaching. Framingham State University, Mass.

MA Educational Leadership. Framingham State University, Mass.

MSc. Multidisciplinary Studies for International Educators. Buffalo State University.

Pearling seasonal school:  Teacher

Biji Paul

11/01/2014

Asmara International Community School:  Director

Colin Webster

10/24/2014

Colin Webster has started his year at the Asmara International Community School in Eritrea as Director. His wife, Ibi Venczel is School Counselor/Social Studies. They have worked and lived in Budapest, Prague, Dubai, Aleppo and Bangkok. They are accompanied by their two children, Caelin (age 11) and Carys (age 4).

American Nicaraguan School:  Director General

Dr. Jeffrey Keller

10/20/2014

The American Nicaraguan School’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Keller has been appointed Director General. Prior to joining us in July, Dr. Keller had a successful 19-year tenure as the Superintendent of the American School Foundation of Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. In total, his educator experience spans four decades, and he holds a master’s degree in Educational Administration and a doctorate in Instructional Leadership. Dr. Keller is also a current member of the Board of Trustees of AdvancED, the accreditation agency used by ANS. We are confident that Dr. Keller is the best leader for ANS. He is an inspiring, respected educational administrator who brings invaluable experience to our school.

Oakridge International School:  Principal

Gustav Gropp

10/16/2014

‘Oakridge International School’ is a centre for excellence in education. In keeping with the rich heritage of India, it focuses on simultaneous development of the Spirit, the Mind and the Body; endeavoring to launch compassionate, responsible and innovative students, committed to change and progress in the development of India and the global environment.

Colegio Jorge Washington:  Biology grades 9 and 10

Carol Craig

10/15/2014

I have moved to the opposite hemisphere! I am in Cartagena, Colombia now. After 4 years on the African continent, I am now in South America. I actually live in the same time zone as several family members now. It feels good to be back closer to my home in Trinidad and Tobago.

Pledge Harbor School and Sports Academy:  School Principal

Christopher Manning

10/11/2014

Chris has been appointed as the School Principal of Pledge Harbor School & Sports Academy, Bangladesh. He previously served a short tenure as the Vice Principal at PHSA. Chris brings a great deal of experience to the principalship. His previous administrative roles include that of university-level department head and Dean. He has a B.A. in Management, M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology, Professional Certification in Management, CAGS in Educational Leadership, and is pursuing a doctorate degree in management. He and his wife Altynai have a one year old son, Ralphael.

International Community School, Addis Ababa:  Elementary Vice Principal

Susan Ballantyne

10/08/2014

We are pleased to announce that Susan Ballantyne is our new Elementary Vice Principal. Susan has 32 years of educational experience. She is coming to ICS from Budapest Hungary were is was the Co-owner of the English Learning Centre. Prior to her work with the English Learning Center, Susan spent 2 years as Elementary Principal at International School of Budapest, 1 year as High School ESL teacher, and an additional 26 years in Montana as an Elementary and Middle School Teacher and Elementary School Principal. Susan has a BA in Elementary Education and a Masters in Education and Elementary Administration.

International Community School, Addis Ababa:  Deputy Head of School for Operations

George Zickefoose

10/08/2014

George Zickefoose is our new Deputy Head of School for Operations and we are very pleased he joined our team. George has over 27 years of education experience and comes to ICS directly from the Taejon Christian International School in South Korea. The he was the Principal and IB PYP Coordinator, Elementary Principal and a Secondary Language Arts Teacher. Prior to his South Korea post, George was an Elementary School Principal and Grade 4 and 6 teacher in the Boise Idaho School District. George holds a BA in Elementary Education, a Masters in Education and is has recently completed his Ed.D in Educational Leadership.

American Creativity Academy:  High School Principal

Mohamed Ahmed

10/06/2014

Mohamed S. Ahmed comes from New York with vast international teaching experience in North Africa and the Middle East. Mohamed has been with the American Creativity Academy for 8 yrs. He has moved from a IB teacher to High School Assistant Principal to being appointed the High School Principal.

International Community School of Addis Ababa:  HS Vice Principal

David White

10/04/2014

David White has been appointed as Vice Principal at the International Community School of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He has previously worked as the Head of PE at the International School of Beijing and IB Coordinator at UNIS - Hanoi. Originally from Ontario he has enjoyed a career overseas in Egypt, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic.

Strothoff International School:  Secondary School Principal

Proserpina Dhlamini-Fisher

10/04/2014

Proserpina is now Secondary School Principal at Strothoff International School in Frankfurt, Germany, after a year as DP Coordinator in a boarding school in Switzerland, and many years as the IBAEM Regional Manager for the Diploma Programme based in Geneva.

Stamford American International School, Singapore:  Lower Elementary School Principal

Karrie Dietz

09/20/2014

Karrie Dietz is the new Lower Elementary School Principal at Stamford American International School in Singapore. Most recently she served as Elementary School Principal at Prem Tinsulanonda International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Karrie has also worked in Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and the United States. Karrie and her husband, Michael Galligan, are excited to be part of the Stamford community.

Awsaj Academy:  Middle School Principal

Zakariya Palsha

09/19/2014

Mr. Palsha was most recently principal of Campbell Hill Elementary in the Renton School District where he successfully led his school to receive the Golden Apple Award (http://www.rentonschools.us/FILES/DISTRICT/Community%20Relations/Press%20Release_Campbell%20Hill%20Elementary%20Zak%20Palsha%20wins%20Golden%20Apple%20award%2010_31_2013.pdf).

Palsha has 8 years of administrative experience, principal at all levels and a brief stint working at central office. His passion stems from advocacy of the under-served population and is first to give credit to the team vs. himself.

Zak is a father of two and married to Dr. Nardin Omar.

Boren Sino-Candian School, China:  Teacher

Roger Langen

09/18/2014

English, Grade 11-12, Ontario curriculum

Seisen International School:  M.S. Band, IGCSE and IB music teacher

Charles Dallaire

09/15/2014

After spending 18 years teaching at the American School of Budapest, Dr. Charles Dallaire has moved to Japan to join the staff of the Seisen International School in Tokyo.

American Creativity Academy-Kuwait:  Assistant Principal of Middle/High School

James Cochran

09/12/2014

James Cochran hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan has been appointedJ assistant principal in the middle and high schools at the American Creativity Academy in Kuwair. He returns to Kuwait after working as a PE coordinator in the UAE. Prior to that James spent time in Australia and Luxembourg as a professional basketball player and teacher. Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the College of New Jersey and certified in the state of Michigan as an administrator.

International School Dhaka:  Deputy Head of Secondary

Stacey Smith

09/11/2014

Stacey was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada where she taught in for 10 years before heading to teach at Saigon South International School in Vietnam for 5 years. She studied at the University of Victoria where she earned a Degree in Education with a major in Physical Education and a minor in Geography. While in Vietnam she earned her Masters Degree in International Education Administration through Endicott College.

International School Dhaka:  Head of Secondary School

Kim Green

09/11/2014

Prior to arriving at International School Dhaka, Kim was the Secondary School Principal at Vientiane International School (VIS). She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership (UK), Bachelor Degrees in Education and Social Science (NZ) and Diploma’s in Secondary Teaching (NZ) and Management (Aust). Kim has 18 years of teaching experience that includes working with New Zealand (NZ), Nevada- USA and the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. She held roles as an IB MYP Coordinator, as a workshop leader in NZ, as a NZ National Assessment Writer and Moderator and as a NZ National Curriculum Writer for Social Studies. Kim is currently an IB Workshop Leader, IB School Team Visit Leader and IB MYP Consultant in addition to being a CIS School Team Visit Member.

American International School, Kuwait:  Elementary Assistant Principal

Tyler Wilson

09/10/2014

Tyler Wilson is a new Elementary School Assistant Principal at the American International School, Kuwait. A Queen’s University graduate, Mr. Wilson comes to the Middle East from Kingston, Ontario, Canada where he was an administrator for the Limestone District School Board. He is looking forward to building lasting relationships with students and staff at AISK, and to contributing to its tradition of excellence in international education.

Shanghai Singapore International School:  Primary & Secondary Assistant Principal

Steve Augeri

09/09/2014

Steve Augeri has been appointed to the position of Primary & Secondary School Assistant Principal at Shanghai Singapore International School. This is Steve's second position at SSIS, having previously served as Director of Operations. Prior to SSIS, he was Director of Human Resources & Communications at AIS-Riyadh, and spent 11 years as a teacher in Dubai, Bangladesh, Virginia, and Connecticut.

Escuela Americana, San Salvador:  High School Principal

Hudak Hendrix

09/08/2014

French American International School:  Head of School

Melinda Bihn

09/08/2014

Melinda Bihn, Ed.D., is the new Head of French American International School in San Francisco. She comes most recently from Garrison Forest School in Baltimore, Maryland where she was Head of Upper School. Melinda spent the first ten years of her career teaching in international schools in Austria, Germany, and Portugal, and the second part of her career in teaching and administrative positions in independent schools in the United States. She is accompanied to San Francisco by her husband, Bill Wallace, and their two children.

Canadian Bilingual School:  Kindergarten Vice Principal

Hadia Masood

09/07/2014

This is my fourth year in Kuwait and I'm really excited for starting my professional career as in the position of kindergarten Vice Principal. I have worked in the same school for past three years as in the capacity of kindergarten teacher and divisional leader. I look forward for lots of professional development and new learning in this journey. I truly believe that, "education is the most powerful weapon we use to change the world" by Nelson Mandela.

International School of Latvia:  High School Assistant Principal

Sarah Bevel

09/02/2014

Sarah Bevel is now High School Assistant Principal at the International School of Latvia, where she first served as Diploma Program Coordinator. Previously, Sarah taught at Shanghai Community International School. Sarah Bevel is moving into this position during her fourth year at ISL. She continues to serve as the Diploma Program Coordinator for the second year, and has been an international educator for the past twelve years.

International School of Latvia:  Middle School Assistant Principal

Ieva Smits

09/02/2014

After eight years as a middle-school teacher and two years as the Middle Years Programme Coordinator, Ieva Smits is now the Middle School Assistant Principal.

International School of Latvia:  Elementary School Assistant Principal

David Callaway

09/02/2014

David Callaway has been appointed to the position of Elementary School Principal at the International School of Latvia having previously worked as PYP Coordinator at the school. David has 11 years of experience teaching in the PYP and MYP programs and has also taught GCSE and A-level Science. Originally from the UK, David attended St. Andrews University, completed his PGCE at Oxford University and obtained his Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of London. David has also worked for 16 years at TASIS England (part of The American School in Switzerland group) in their summer program where he is currently the Academic Dean.

International School of Latvia:  ?Assistant Principals - Elementary School

David Callaway

09/02/2014

Hongqaio Campus of Shanghai Community International School-Hangzhou International School in Shanghai:  Middle School Principal

Tina Santilli

08/29/2014

Tina Santilli has been appointed to the position of Middle School Principal at Hongqaio Campus of Shanghai Community International School-Hangzhou International School in Shanghai, China. Tina is an experienced international school educator and leader having worked previously in Tanzania, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Qatar and Thailand. She has held several senior leadership roles at leading international Schools. Tina is originally from the United States. She earned her B.A. In North Carolina and M.A. In Washington, DC and hopes to complete her Ed.D. From Lehigh University sometime next year. Prior to joining SCIS-HIS, she was the Deputy Head of Secondary At NIST International School in Bangkok Thailand.

Canadian International School, Singapore:  Middle School Principal

JoAn Radojkovich

08/29/2014

JoAn was Founding Head of Junior School at Branksome Hall Asia. A respected and sought-after educator, she has taught students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in a number of independent and International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools. As Principal, she led her staff through successful IB Primary Years Program authorizations and evaluations. A former Global Curriculum Manager at IB Asia Pacific Office in Singapore, JoAn has expertise in IB education and training programs having many years of experience in training educators and parents globally. JoAn remains an active IB workshop leader, site visitor and consultant.

Canadian International School, Singapore:  High School Principal

Glen Radojkovich

08/28/2014

Glen comes to the Canadian International School from Branksome Hall Asia, where he was Founding Principal. As Head of School or Principal for over 14 years, Glen has experience in implementing a variety of international qualifications across primary and secondary levels. Glen is familiar with both the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge University International Examinations. Glen is a former national Chairman for both the Cambridge University International Examinations (CIELSNZ) and Korean IB Heads Association.

Shanghai Community International School:  Lower School Principal

Russell O’Neill

08/28/2014

Russell O’Neill has been appointed Lower School Principal at Shanghai Community International School’s Hangzhou International School. Originally from Perth in Western Australia, O’Neill has been a school principal for the past 18 years, working in a number of different regions across Australia and extensively with Australian Aboriginal people in some of the most remote and inaccessible regions in the world.

His first exposure to international education was working on The Cocos Islands, just south of Indonesia, where he developed a strong desire to pursue a career in International Education. His most recent international experience was working as a Director of a group of International schools in Beijing in 2012/13.

Oberoi International School - Mumbai:  Head of Secondary

Davi Sanchez Netto

08/28/2014

Davi Sanchez Netto is the new Head of Secondary School at Oberoi International School in Mumbai, India. Davi comes from a principalship of nine years at Escola Americana de Campinas; a school with over 700 students in Brazil. With a strong background in athletics as well as a masters in education, Davi brings a dynamic and innovative leadership style to OIS. A certified International Education Leader by the PTC, Davi strives to aid students in developing skills to succeed in multiple environments.

Copenhagen International School of Denmark:  Nordic Network Representative

Paul Mitchell

08/28/2014

Paul Mitchell has served in many different capacities at the Copenhagen International School of Denmark, from Athletics Director to Dean of Students. This year he will serve as Nordic Network Representative.

Tarsus American College:  Headmaster

Andy Leathwood

08/28/2014

Andy Leathwood has just joined the Tarsus American College family as Headmaster after 35 years as a teacher and administrator in British Columbia, Canada. In his career, he has taught Physical Education, Math, Science, and Health/Guidance. Leathwood was also a school counselor and worked in administration at the school and district level for about 17 years.

SCIS-HIS:  Deputy Superintendent of Schools

Lauri Klancke

08/28/2014

Originally from Washington State, Lauri Klancke joins SCIS-HIS as Deputy Superintendent of Schools. With a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and a MIT with a focus on curriculum and instruction, Lauri is primarily responsible for overseeing curriculum, technology, and accreditation for the SCIS-HIS schools. This is Lauri’s second career, after spending many years in bank management.

Lauri joins the SCIS-HIS team from Harare International School in Zimbabwe, where she was most recently Assistant Director and High School Principal, as well as responsible for oversight of the K-12 curriculum. This is the third country that Lauri and her husband, Jeff, have had the pleasure of working in, and they are excited for their new adventures in Asia. They have two grown children who they love to vacation with, and they can’t wait to share China with them.

K. International School Tokyo:  Secondary School Principal

Mark Cowe

08/28/2014

Mark Cowe is the New Secondary School Principal at K. International School Tokyo (KIST). He previously held the position of DP Coordinator/KIST Vice-Principal and worked at IB international schools in El Salvador and Qatar.

Noblesse International School:  Headmaster

Harvey Chiles

08/28/2014

Harvey Chiles, Ed.D--the award-winning US educator, former university professor, and international education consultant--assumes Headmaster Position Of Noblesse International School in the Philippines.

A former music educator, Dr. Chiles has served as an urban high school principal, university director, and assistant professor. His consulting work includes work with international schools in China and Africa.

Noblesse International School is in its seventh year of operation in Angeles City, Philippines. They offer the IB diploma and will add the American HS Diploma in the fall of 2015.

Qatar Academy Doha:  Middle School Principal

Cory Carson

08/28/2014

Cory Carson joins Qatar Academy Doha as the school’s first Middle School Principal. A passionate educator with valuable teaching and administrative leadership experience including his most recent stint as the secondary school principal of MEF International School in Turkey, Cory’s move to QA comes at the most opportune time as the school continues to expand and uphold its vision of empowering students to achieve academic excellence and be responsible citizens.

Born and raised in Canada, he is happily married to Vanessa and a proud father to Joseph and Jonathan. He enjoys all things IT, spending quality time with his family, playing golf and exploring the cultural and culinary destinations within Qatar and its neighboring countries.

Shanghai Community International School - Hongqiao:  Head of School

Katherine Brewer

08/28/2014

Katherine Brewer will be the new Head of School at Shanghai Community International School - Hongqiao. She came from the International Community School of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia where she served as the Deputy Head of School. She began her international career at the Carol Morgan School in the Dominican Republic and became a certified teacher and administrator in Tennessee, USA. Currently she is pursuing her Doctoral degree at Lehigh University. In her former life as a United Airlines flight attendant, she traveled to Shanghai and fell inlove with the city. It has been her dream to return one day and she is thrilled to begin this new chapter with the support of her husband and twin four year-olds. She is committed to providing excellence in education and believes her role as the HOS as one of facilitating success for all members of the organization.

Oberoi International School - Mumbai:  Head of Early Years

Cate Arnquist

08/28/2014

Cate is a passionate Early Childhood educator who has worked in 3 different International schools in Peru, Bangladesh, and Venezuela, before arriving in Mumbai. She began her journey in education in California (where she grew up and began teaching after a short and exciting career as a pastry chef!). She has one 5 year-old son, Zachary, and her husband Fred is a freelance photographer.

Lahore American School:  Superintendent

Steve Alexander

08/28/2014

Steve Alexander has been appointed Superintendent at the Lahore American School in Lahore, Pakistan. Steve has more than 30 years experience in education as a teacher, principal and the director of schools in Ukraine, Laos, China, and most recently Sudan.

International School of Beijing:  Director of Curriculum & Learning

Stacy Stephens

08/27/2014

Stacy Stephens joins ISB with 19 years’ experience working in schools around the world. She started her career at Abraham Lincoln High School in California as a history and economics teacher, later teaching at the American School of Kuwait, The Lincoln School in Buenos Aires, and most recently the American Embassy School in New Delhi, where she focused on curriculum development. Stacy is a passionate educator and learner; She earned her BA at UC Davis and her teaching certificate at San Francisco State University. Stacy later went on to complete her Masters in Educational Leadership at Michigan State University and finally, with a particular interest in technology, her Certificate of Educational Technology from Buffalo State University.

International School of Beijing:  Student Activities Assistant Director

Jason Cuthbert

08/27/2014

Jason Cuthbert joins ISB after 16 years of teaching overseas. His most recent post was teaching Middle School PE at Cairo American College. Prior to CAC, Jason has been an Athletic Director in Indonesia and in the Dominican Republic as well as teaching posts in the Philippines and in Mexico. Jason comes to ISB with his wife Gina a High School counselor and their daughter Bali who will be entering 4th grade.

International School of Beijing:  Chinese Curriculum & Learning Coordinator

Cliff Zeng

08/27/2014

Cliff Zeng comes to ISB from the Shanghai American School where he taught AP, IB DP Chinese literature and IB Theory of Knowledge and served as Department Chair. He also taught and took a number of leadership in curriculum development in Chinese programs at Taipei American School, Philips Exeter Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon School, US. Cliff has served as a College Board consultant leading AP Chinese and Pre-AP workshops since the inception of the AP Chinese language and culture course in 2006. A graduate of the University of Shanghai where he majored in English, Cliff also earned a master in leadership and administration at University of Massachusetts. Cliff comes to ISB with his wife Megumi, his son Ken (grade 6) and daughter Karin (grade 4).

International School of Dakar:  Director

Alan Knobloch

08/27/2014

Alan Knobloch is the new director of the International School of Dakar in Senegal. Most recently he served as a Deputy Superintendent at the Shanghai American School, in China. Alan has also worked in the United States, Niger, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia. In his 25 plus years in education, he has been a teacher, administrator, and university instructor. Alan and his wife, Eileen, are excited to return to Africa!

American International School, Kuwait:  Elementary Assistant Principal

Brenda Azamian

08/26/2014

Brenda Azamian has joined The American International School of Kuwait as an Elementary Assistant Principal. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.S. and a M.A. Ed. from Azusa Pacific University. Originally from Michigan, she continues to pursue creative endeavors, teach cultural appreciation, and help put smiles on children's faces.

International School of Beijing:  Elementary School Principal

Clarissa Sayson

08/21/2014

Clarissa Sayson, a Pennsylvania native, has worked in international schools for twenty years. Her first home overseas was Seoul, South Korea, where she lived for seven years and taught ESL. Clarissa then laid roots in the Philippines spending seven years in Cebu, first as a teacher and later as Elementary School Principal. Shifting to middle level education, Clarissa joined International School Manila as the Middle School Assistant Principal, a position she held for six years. Accompanied by her husband and two children, Clarissa returns to the primary years and the role of Elementary School Principal at International School Beijing.

GEMS World Academy - Dubai:  Elementary School Principal

Jason Smith

08/15/2014

Jason Smith joins GEMS World Academy – Dubai as Elementary School Principal after three years as elementary and middle school principal with Qatar Foundation. Jason has served as a principal for 8 years and is excited to join the GWA-Dubai team. Prior to administration, Jason was an elementary grades teacher and instructional coach.

New International School of Thailand:  Deputy Head of Secondary – Student Welfare

Kevin Rose

08/14/2014

Kevin Rose, a Canadian, is stepping into the role of Deputy Head of Secondary – Student Welfare (MYP) at NIST. After earning his bachelor’s in education, Kevin embarked on a career that has led him all over the world, including schools in Indonesia, Tanzania, China, and Singapore. In addition to extensive teaching experience, he has held several leadership roles, including principal and vice principal positions at leading international schools. Most recently Kevin was the head of European languages at United World College of South-East Asia in Singapore.

Canadian International School of Hong Kong:  MYP Coordinator

Werner Paetzold

08/14/2014

Werner Paetzold of Canadian International School of Hong Kong has accepted a position as MYP Coordinator. Werner has 14 years of experience in international schools and has been a faculty member at schools in South Africa, Taiwan, China and Indonesia. Werner is a graduate of the University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Canadian International School of Hong Kong:  Head of School

Gregg Maloberti

08/14/2014

Dr. Gregg Maloberti is the new Head of School at Canadian International School of Hong Kong. Most recently, he was the Interim Head of School at Ross School in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York. Dr Maloberti is an experienced academic leader with over 25 years of service in primary and secondary education. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Masters of Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelors Degree from Dickinson College.

Canadian International School of Hong Kong:  Upper School Principal

Tim Kaiser

08/14/2014

Tim Kaiser has been appointed Upper School Principal at Canadian International School of Hong Kong. Formerly the Upper School Vice Principal, Tim has been at CDNIS for 18 years and has been a part of the international teaching circuit for 22 years. Tim holds a BA and BEd from the University of Saskatchewan and an MA from the University of Hong Kong.

K. International School Tokyo:  Head of School

Jeffrey Jones

08/14/2014

Jeffrey Jones is the newly appointed Head of School at K. International School Tokyo (KIST). Mr. Jones was previously the Director of Education at KIST.

Canadian International School of Hong Kong:  IB DP Coordinator

Kevin Hoye

08/14/2014

Kevin Hoye has been named IB DP Coordinator at Canadian International School of Hong Kong. Kevin began his career in international education at Academia Britannica in El Salvador and also worked at in Bangkok Patana School before joining CDNIS. Kevin graduated from the University of Oxford and holds an MA in Philosophy.

Shekou International School:  Director of the ECLC Department

Carlene Hamley

08/14/2014

Carlene Hamley has been appointed as the new Director of the ECLC department at Shekou International School, in Shenzhen, China.

Carlene is no stranger to China or SIS, having previously worked as a manager for a private Shenzhen kindergarten, helping to grow the company from one to four kindergartens, before coming to SIS, where she undertook the position of kindergarten teacher. During this time she led the K / Gr1 division, was involved trialling innovative technology initiatives, a part of the Strategic Planning Core group and Advisory Council and presented at SIS conferences and professional learning opportunities. She recently completed her COETAIL certification whilst in this position, before taking on the current role as Director.

Carlene originates from New Zealand where she first trained as an Early Childhood Educator before continuing her studies to become an Elementary teacher. Having worked in both curricula in New Zealand for ten years before coming to China, she is well versed in both the Te Whariki curriculum for Early Childhood as well as Elementary curricula.

With a clear vision of the direction of SIS and how the ECLC department will play a role in this future, she is a good addition to the administration team and will play an integral role in leading the ECLC department in fulfilling this vision.

New International School of Thailand:  Head of Secondary

Judith Curtis

08/14/2014

Judith Curtis is joining http://www.nist.ac.th as the new Head of Secondary. A long-time educator, she began her career in her native UK, after earning a B.A. in History and a P.G.C.E. Judith went on to teach in Japan, Singapore and Russia, and pursued an M.A. in Education for International Schools and an M.A. in Educational Research. She most recently served as the Middle School Principal at the prestigious Anglo-American School of Moscow.

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC):  IBDP Coordinator

Emma Collins

08/14/2014

Emma is delighted to be working at the ISHCMC as the Diploma Coordinator. Most recently she has been at The United Nations International School in Hanoi as Diploma Coordinator. Her experience spans a number of roles in the field of Education and Development from Australia and Vietnam to Portugal and England. She holds a Bachelor of Education, Master of International Development and a Post Graduate in Linguistics. She is accompanied by her three children and looks forward to the exciting opportunities in HCMC.

Seoul International School:  Director

Michael Colaianni

08/14/2014

Michael Colaianni is currently Director of Seoul International School. From 2012-14 he served as Elementary Principal at the International School of Florence. He has also been head of school in Kobe, Japan and in Vienna, Italy.

International School Ho Chi Minh City:  Primary Vice Principal

Lianne Kalapaca

08/14/2014

Lianne Kalapaca has joined the Senior Leadership Team as Primary Vice Principal at the International School Ho Chi Minh City. Lianne has over 16 years of experience in international and Canadian schools. She is a passionate PYP educator, with expertise in leadership and literacy. A PYP workshop leader for more than 8 years, and site visit leader Lianne has in depth understanding of this IB program. As an experienced PYP Coordinator, she has previously worked at Cebu International School, Philippines, and The American School of Antananarivo, Madagascar. She has taught in P.R. China, Syria, and Mongolia after beginning her International teaching career in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lianne is thrilled to be part of the dynamic team at ISHCMC.

Ruamrudee International School:  new

John Woodward

08/14/2014

John Woodward, after serving at the English Modern School of Doha, has taken a position at Ruamrudee International School in Thailand.

Ruamrudee International School:  new

Caroline Woodward

08/14/2014

Caroline Woodward, after serving at the English Modern School of Doha, has taken a position at Ruamrudee International School in Thailand.

Verala International School, Malta:  High School Principal

Jacques Weber

08/14/2014

Jacques Weber has been named High School Principal at Verala International School, Malta. His previous positions include Assistant Principal and IB DP coordinator at the British International School of Jeddah, and head of modern foreign languages at the American School of Bombay.

Tarsus American College of Turkey:  IB Coordinator

Hakan Szpamarali

08/14/2014

Hakan Szpamarali, formerly Assistant Principal at the Tarsus American College of Turkey, will remain at the same school in his new role as IB Coordinator.

American Embassy School India:  Elementary Technology Coordinator

Phil Rynearson

08/14/2014

Phil Rynearson, who has spent the better part of the last 20 years in elementary school classrooms and is devoted to meaningful tech integration, will remain at the American Embassy School India in his new role as Elementary Technology Coordinator.

Copenhagen International School of Denmark:  Nordic Network Representative

Paul Mitchell

08/14/2014

Paul Mitchell has served in many different capacities at the Copenhagen International School of Denmark, from Athletics Director to Dean of Students. This year he will serve as Nordic Network Representative.

International School Bangkok:  Learning Projects Administrator

Sheena MacLeod

08/14/2014

Sheena MacLeod has worked at International School Bangkok for six years. Next year she will be starting a new assignment at ISB as Learning Projects Administrator.

Chinese International School, Hong Kong:  Head of Department

Georgina Martignago

08/14/2014

Georgina Martignago is now Head of Department at the Chinese International School, Hong Kong. Having taught visual arts at various schools in Asia, Ms. Martignago examines and now conducts workshops for the Visual Arts IB Diploma.

English Modern School – Al Khor:  Assistant Principal

Jennifer Major

08/14/2014

Jennifer Major has taken a position as Assistant Principal of the Elementary School at the English Modern School – Al Khor. She has until now been teaching in the English Modern School of Doha.

MEF International School of Instanbul:  Curriculum Coordinator

Christine Lipsey

08/14/2014

Christine Lipsey is the new Curriculum Coordinator at the MEF International School of Instanbul.

International School of Berne:  ELC – Grade 12 Principal

Scott Jackson

08/14/2014

Scott Jackson will occupy a new role as ELC – Grade 12 Principal at the International School of Berne, Switzerland, where he has been serving as EC Principal and IB Diploma Coordinator. Mr. Jackson’s previous appointments were in Bali, Munich, Hong Kong, and Melbourne.

International School of Lausanne:  Sabbatical

Daniel Gibbs

08/14/2014

Daniel Gibbs is taking a sabbatical year after five years as teacher and primary mathematics coordinator at the International School of Lausanne. With a Masters of Science in Education, Mr. Gibbs has taught in New York, Germany, and Switzerland.

American International School Ho Chi Minh City:  HS Music, Choir & Orchestra

Scott Adelman

08/13/2014

HS music courses including Choir, Orchestra, Piano, Guitar Ensemble and Music Theory

American Community School, Amman, Jordan:  Elementary School Principal

John Gaylord

08/12/2014

John and Lynn Gaylord have accepted positions at the American Community School in Amman, Jordan. John will serve as Elementary School Principal and Lynn will be Middle School Principal. John and Lynn have been administrators at Seoul Foreign School in S. Korea for the past 8 years; their careers span 30+ years in California, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan, and Korea. They are very excited to be joining the ACS community in 2014-15!

Dubai American Academy:  Superintendent

James Hardin

08/12/2014

James Hardin will succeed Robin Appleby as Dubai American Academy’s new superintendent for the upcoming school year. Previously, Dr. Hardin was Deputy Superintendent at DAA.

International School of Uganda:  Incoming Head of School

Caroline Jacoby

08/12/2014

Caroline Jacoby will become Head of School at the International School of Uganda beginning in 2015-16. Ms. Jacoby, currently Director of the American International School Bamako, Mali, has extensive administrative and African experience. In addition to her current headship, she has served as the Primary Principal/PYP Coordinator at the American International Embassy School, Lusaka, Zambia. Prior to assuming her responsibilities in Bamako in 2011, she was the Elementary Principal at the American International School of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Trondheim International School, Norway:  Deputy Principal/Whole School Curriculum Coordinator

Stephen Rothkopf

08/12/2014

Stephen Rothkopf is now Deputy Principal/Whole School Curriculum Coordinator at Trondheim International School, Norway, to begin in August 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Rothkopf was Secondary School Principal/MYP Coordinator at K. International School Tokyo in Japan.

Beijing BISS International School:  Elementary School Principal

Shannon O’Dwyer

08/12/2014

Shannon O'Dwyer has a decade of experience in international and Australian schools. She is a passionate PYP educator, with expertise in leadership, literacy, ESOL practices, and technology integration. She is thrilled to be leading the talented team at BISS.

Bilkent Laboratory International School:  High School Principal

Shannon Bruce Ramaka

08/12/2014

Shannon Bruce Ramaka, formerly the upper school high school principal at George Washington Academy in Casablanca, Morocco, has joined the Bilkent Laboratory International School in Ankara, Turkey. She has twenty years of experience teaching all ages of students with a focus on the arts, and two years establishing an arts-based charter school. She additionally has five years' experience in international teaching in IB Theatre, art, and middle school drama in Zambia, Hungary, and Morocco.

IBN Khuldoon National School:  Assistant Headmaster

Craig Garrison

08/11/2014

IBN Khuldoon National School is located in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Craig Garrison is the new Assistant Headmaster in the High School section of the K-12 campus. Mr. Garrison is a career international educator living and working overseas as a teacher for 10yrs and a school administrator for the past 12yrs.

Changchun American International School:  Head of School

Fabio Corvaglia

08/06/2014

Fabio Corvaglia is the new Head of School at Changchun American International School, China, beginning August 2014. Most recently, he was HS principal at The American Community School at Beirut, Lebanon from August 2009 to present and HS Principal at the American School of Guatemala from August 2006-2009.

International School of Ulaanbaatar:  Primary Year Program Coordinator

Emily Glasgo

08/06/2014

Emily Glasgo is now PYP Coordinator at the International School of Ulaanbaatar (ISU). Prior to this, Ms. Glasgo was an early childhood teacher, also at ISU.

British International School of Jeddah:  Primary School Head Teacher

Rex Geissler

08/05/2014

Rex Geissler of the British International School of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has accepted a position as Primary School Head Teacher at the establishment where he first served as Deputy Head Teacher.

Stonehill International School:  IB DP Coordinator

Darry Davies

08/05/2014

Dr. Darry Davies has been named IB DP Coordinator at Stonehill International School in Bangalore, India. Dr. Davies began his career in international education in the UK and has since worked in Egypt, Ecuador, Germany, and Cyprus.

Dresden International School:  Director

John F. Nelson

08/05/2014

John F. Nelson will be the new Director of Dresden International School (DIS) in Germany. He brings 30 years of educational experience to his new post. Mr. Nelson is taking over the position from Dr. Chrissie Sorenson, who will become the new Director of the Bavarian International School in Munich in Germany. Mr. Nelson, the former Principal of TASIS (The American School in Switzerland, Lugano) will be joining the DIS beginning in the 2014-15 school year.

Academia Cotopaxi:  Intermediate Principal (Grades 3-8)

Daniel Kerr

08/05/2014

Dan and his family will be joining the AC team after 4 wonderful years in Shanghai, at SCIS, and 7 in Jakarta at JIS. Dan's wife Jocelyn will be joining the counseling department, and they have two young children who are all set to learn some Spanish!

Rabat American School:  Secondary Principal

Paul Sebastian

08/04/2014

Rabat American School is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Sebastian as its new Secondary Principal, effective August, 2014. Paul brings a wealth of experience to the position, having worked variously as a teacher, Athletic Director, Vice Principal and Principal in overseas schools for more than twenty years. His travels have taken him from Hungary to Mexico, from Turkey to Indonesia and now on to us here in Rabat. We welcome Paul to our team.

Jumeira Baccalaureate School Dubai:  Principal

Bruce Robinson

07/25/2014

Dr. Bruce Robinson has been appointed as the new Principal at Jumeira Baccalaureate School in Dubai for the 2014-15 academic year. He has previously held Head of School positions in Vietnam, USA, India and Australia.

American Community School of Doha:  Deputy Head

Robert Cody

07/24/2014

Robert Cody is the new Deputy Head of the American Community School of Doha. Mr. Cody, his wife Kelli, and their children Barrett and Haven are looking forward to their move to the Gulf states.

North Jakarta International School:  Head of School

Jorge Nelson

07/24/2014

Dr. Jorge Nelson has been contracted as the new Head of School at North Jakarta International School in Kelapa Gading, Jakarta, Indonesia. He brings 30 years of international school experience to lead NJIS in its 5-year strategic plan towards successful fruition of the WASC re-accreditation and further growth of the school.

John F. Kennedy, The American School of Querétaro – Mexico:  IB Diploma Coordinator

Gustavo Páez

07/24/2014

Gustavo Páez has been named IB Diploma Coordinator at John F. Kennedy, The American School of Querétaro – Mexico.

Inter Community School Zurich:  Director of eLearning

John Mikton

07/24/2014

John Mikton has joined the Senior Leadership Team as Director of eLearning at the Inter Community School of Zurich.

American Community School of Doha:  Head of School

Steven Calland-Scoble

07/23/2014

Steven Calland-Scoble is the new Head of the American Community School of Doha, Qatar. He succeeds Diane Hren as Head of School.

Nathan Adams Global Leadership Academy:  Principal

Dora Renaud

07/17/2014

Previously I served as the International Baccalaureate Coordinator/Assistant Principal at JL Long IB World School. I currently serve as a Professor of Linguistics, & Strategies for ELL Students. My recent appointment is at Nathan Adams Global Leadership Academy where I serve as the Head Principal. My vision is to prepare students to be international citizens who are caring, respectful and ready to be successful in a global market. I graduated from the University of Texas in May 2014 with a doctorate in Education Administration.

Kore International School:  Secondary Drama

Vicki Hargreaves

07/12/2014

Lincoln School - Costa Rica:  Athletic Director

Vic Caban

07/05/2014

After working at the American International School of Egypt West and the Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) Vic will begin his new role as Athletic Director at the Lincoln School in Heredia, Costa Rica. Vic and his family are excited about the possibilities and opportunities that await them.

Sinarmas World Academy International School:  Secondary Principal-Athletic Director

Nadine Cooper

07/05/2014

Congratulations on your new appointment as middle/high school principal and athletic director at Sinarmas World Academy International School in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Mt. Zaagkam International School:  Vice Principal, PYP Teacher

R.L. Chamney

07/04/2014

After 11 years of Administration in Kuwait, Robin relocated to MZIS, Tembagapura, Papua, last March taking on the duties of vice principal and PYP teacher.

SMIC Private School:  MHS Director of Academic Affairs

Patrick Carroll

07/04/2014

Patrick Carroll will be the new MHS Director of Academic Affairs for the SMIC Private School in Shanghai beginning in Fall of 2014. Patrick was formerly the head of the Department of History and Social Studies at SMIC and has been working there for 7 years.

Beanstalk International Bilingual School, Beijing:  Assistant Principal

John Cushing

07/03/2014

I hold a K-12 Master’s in Education degree with a Special Language enhancement and a Bachelor’s in Organisational Behaviour, from the University of San Francisco, a TESOL Certification and have recently completed my PTC Principal’s Certification in International School Leadership. The previous 8 years I have been working for the United Nations International School (UNIS) in Hanoi as the ES English Coordinator, Grade Level Leader, Grades 2 and 3 Homeroom Teacher, Reading and Writing Faculty Trainer, acting EAL Coordinator and the Faculty Consultant to the Board of Director’s all within the structures of the PYP/IBO.

Asia Pacific International School:  Elementary Principal

Bruce Knox

06/21/2014

After 5 years in Saudi Arabia at the KAUST School, Bruce Knox has moved to the Asia Pacific International School in Seoul, Korea to take up the position of Elementary Principal.

QSI International School in Yerevan, Armenia:  Director

Eugene Vincent

06/18/2014

Eugene Vincent is now Director of the QSI International School in Yerevan, Armenia. His wife Jill is teaching there as well. From 2008 to present, Vincent was a consultant with SAMA/ACA in Kuwait and an Adjunct Professor for Endicott College (MA).

Lyceum Kennedy:  Head of School

Dominique Velociter

06/18/2014

After a 20-year tenure at the Rhode Island school she founded, Dominique Velociter will become Head of School at the Lyceum Kennedy in New York City. The Lyceum Kennedy is a PK-12 school located in the heart of Manhattan, near the United Nations. Velociter will oversee the implementation of a new IB diploma program at the high school level.

The American School of Campinas, Brazil:  Upper School Principal

Peter Steedman

06/18/2014

Peter Steedman is the New Upper School Principal at The American School of Campinas (Escola Americana de Campinas), in Campinas, Brazil. He was principal of Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis, Massachusetts from August 2006 to present, as well as coordinator of the International Baccalaureate Program.

Windhoek International School:  Primary School Principal

Beth Smith

06/18/2014

Beth Smith is now Primary School Principal at Windhoek International School, Namibia.

International School of Basel, Switzerland:  Director

Vladimir Kuskovski

06/18/2014

Dr. Vladimir Kuskovski has been appointed new Director of the International School of Basel, Switzerland starting in the 2015-2016 school year. Dr. Kuskovski is currently Head of School at Oberoi International School in Mumbai, India.

American Community School, Amman, Jordan:  Middle School Principal

Lynn Gaylord

06/18/2014

Lynn and John Gaylord have accepted positions at the American Community School in Amman, Jordan. Lynn will serve as Middle School Principal and John will be Elementary School Principal. John and Lynn have been administrators at Seoul Foreign School in S. Korea for the past 8 years; their careers span 30+ years in California, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan, and Korea. They are very excited to be joining the ACS community in 2014-15!

Pearl International School.com:  CEO

Dr Zakir HS Mohammed

06/10/2014

Dr. Zakir HS.Mohammed is Chief of Pearl International School which is leading group of schools focused on Pre Schools and Primary Schools globally. Franchise available for USA, Europe, Asia and Middle East know more at www.pearlinternationalschool.com/dr-zakir-hs-mohammed/

Australian International School of Saigon:  PYP Coordinator

Jayne de la Haye

06/03/2014

Jayne de la Haye has been appointed as IB PYP Coordinator at the Australian International school in Saigon, Vietnam. She will be joined by her husband; Terry Storer who is taking up the position of Deputy Executive Principal, and their two children. Jayne is moving, after 15 years, from the American British Academy (ABA) where she is currently Assistant Principal and PYP Coordinator, and was formerly Head of the Early Childhood Department. A PYP workshop leader for more than a decade, and site visit leader Jayne has in depth understanding of this IB program. Previously she worked at the International School of Tanganyika, Tanzania and Escuela Campo Alegre, Venezuela, after beginning her career in the East end of London.

Pan American School of Porto Alegre:  Pre-School & Elementary Principal

Annette Newsome

05/30/2014

Annette Newsome has been appointed as the Principal of the Elementary & Pre-School at the Pan American School in Porto Alegre, Brazil. She has over twenty years experience in Education, twelve of which has been spent in International Schools. She is currently the Vice-Principal of Academics and Assessment at El Alsson British & American School in Cairo, Egypt.

The Pearling Season International School of Doha:  Founding Head of School

Barbara Beaufait

05/21/2014

Barbara Beaufait has been appointed to the position of Head of School of the Pearling Season International School of Doha, State of Qatar. The School will offer the IPC, IMYC, IGCSE and IB Diploma. This coming school year 2014-2015, the PSISD is enrolling students from Early Years to Year 6 and will expand to Year 13 within three years. Previously Barbara served as director of international schools in Germany, Japan and the Bahamas. Together with her team Barbara looks forward to creating, developing and growing the PSISD.

Oberoi International School:  Head of Early Years

Cate Arnquist Burke

05/15/2014

Noblesse International School, Phillipines:  Headmaster

Harvey Chiles

05/14/2014

Noblesse International School, Angeles City, Philippines. K-12 Boarding School featuring IB Curriculum.

Pledge Harbor School & Sports Academy:  Assistant Principal

Christopher Manning

05/11/2014

Chris has been appointed Assistant Principal at Pledge Harbor School & Sports Academy (Bangladesh) starting in August 2014. He will be moving from the Silk Road International School (Kyrgyzstan), where he has been a World History Teacher since 2012. Previously, Chris worked as a Social Science Teacher at QSI International School of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), as the Dean, School of Business for International Plato University (Kyrgyzstan), as an Instructor for the American University of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan) and an assistant professor for the University of Maryland University College (USA). Chris also served in the United States Air Force (USA, Germany, South Korea, and Kuwait).

Eastern Mediterranean International School:  Director

John Potter

05/10/2014

John RC Potter has been appointed as Founding Director at Eastern Mediterranean International School in Tel Aviv, Israel. The EMIS mission “is to make education a force for peace and sustainability in the Middle East” and the school has been endorsed by Peace Nobel Laureate President Shimon Peres. Mr. Potter undertook his new post in May, 2014. EMIS is a boarding school that intends to offer the IB Diploma Programme.

Buena Vista Concordia International School:  Principal/Head of School

Tim Allen

05/06/2014

Dr. Allen was selected to his first HoS appointment to lead this small international school located in Shenzhen, China beginning in July 2014. He moves on from his previous position as Vice Principal with International School of Nanshan Shenzhen after 3 years.

Verdala International School:  High School Principal

Jacques Weber

05/02/2014

Jacques has been appointed High School Principal at Verdala International School (Malta) starting in August 2014. He will be moving from the British International School of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), where he has been the IB DP Coordinator and an Assistant Head Teacher since 2010. Previously, Jacques worked at the American School of Bombay (India) and the Awty International School (USA).

Oberoi International School, Mumbai:  Tech Integration Specialist

Marcel Ideler

04/30/2014

Tech Integration MS and US

American International School of Ulaanbaatar:  Pre-K Teacher

Ernita Lacoste

04/30/2014

Surabaya International School:  Middle School Math- Other

Emmanuel Lacoste

04/30/2014

Assistant Principal at the American International School of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Watkins Elementary:  Homebound Teacher

Romie Amos

04/28/2014

I've been given an awesome opportunity to teach for the first time ever in Kuwait!

AWWA SCHOOL:  HEAD OF ICT

IZAD GHALID

04/26/2014

Rabat American School:  Secondary Principal

Paul Sebastian

04/24/2014

RAS is delighted to announce Paul's appointment as the Secondary Principal. Paul comes to us from Sinarmas World Academy in Jakarta, Indonesia where he has worked for the past four years as their head of secondary school. Before that he served for 17 years in various teaching and administrative capacities in Hungary, Mexico and Turkey. We look forward to welcoming Paul and his wife, Ildiko, here in August, 2014.

Shenzhen Foreign Languages School:  AP Centre Principal

ROBERT SMITHBERG

04/20/2014

Robert Smithberg has been appointed the new AP Centre Principal at the Shenzhen Foreign Languages School in Shenzhen, China. The Centre is one of several throughout China run by Dipont Education. Robert has worked for over 25 years as a teacher and principal in the USA and internationally, including Brazil, Turkey, Colombia, the UK, Puerto Rico, and the UAE.

Busan International Foreign School:  Curriculum Director and IB Diploma Coordinaor

Daun Yorke

04/17/2014

Daun Yorke has been appointed as Curriculum Director and IB Diploma Coordinator at Busan International Foreign School as of August 2014. BIFS is an IB school, running the PYP, MYP and DP curriculums. Daun will be responsible for vertical articulation of the three programmes. Daun has worked as a DP Curriculum Coordinated at schools in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Yew Wah International Education Foundation:  Curriculum and Teacher Development Supervisor

Courtney Malone

04/16/2014

Courtney Malone has been appointed as Curriculum and Teacher Development Supervisor for the Yew Wah International Education Foundation. She will be based in Shanghai and support schools within the foundation across China. Ms Malone has previously held teaching and administrative positions in the US, Portugal, Thailand, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia.

Universal American School of Kuwait:  Sixth grade SS teacher

April Weems

04/09/2014

I subscribed to TIE in February and was hired in March. Thanks TIE! I am thrilled about my new assignment.

BIBS Beijing:  ES Coordinator

John Cushing

03/27/2014

for the 2014-2015 term, appointment as ES Coordinator

A.A. MATHIVERI SCHOOL, MALDIVES:  SECONDARY ENGLISH TEACHER

Shajumon Sebastian

03/25/2014

English International School:  Principal

MaryKay Gudkova

03/14/2014

MaryKay was appointed as principal of the English International School, Moscow, Russia, August 2014

International Community School Addis:  HS/College Counselor

Cheryl-Ann Weekes

03/13/2014

Cheryl-Ann will the HS Counselor at ICS Addis starting July 2014, she has worked at international schools in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Kingston, Jamaica

American International School of Zagreb:  Upper School Principal

Joyce Halsey

03/08/2014

Joyce Halsey has been appointed Upper School Principal of the American International School of Zagreb, to commence in August 2014. Ms Halsey is currently High School Principal at the International Community School of Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

Marian Baker School:  K-12 Computer Science Teacher

John Blundell

03/01/2014

Singapore School:  IB Diploma Coordinator

Sencer DONMEZ

02/14/2014

As a dedicated International Baccalaureate educator and experienced pedagogical leader, takes the IB DP Coordinator and IB Theory of Knowledge teacher position in Jakarta INDONESIA, overseeing the entire preparations and implementations of the Diploma Programme at his new school.

In the mean time, with his ongoing commitment to the IB World, takes DP school consultation and verification visits on behalf of the IB AP, and also facilitates IB workshops in Asia Pacific

St. Michale's Convent School:  Teacher

Maryroshini Furtado

01/29/2014

Saipan International School:  Counselor

Aysem Bray

01/22/2014

After seven years teaching Spanish and Yearbook at Korea International School, Aysem is returning to Saipan International School to be the new Guidance Counselor.

Saipan International School:  Headmaster

TS Bray

01/22/2014

After seven years at Korea International School as an EdTech Specialist, TS Bray will be returning to Saipan International School as the new Headmaster.

Advanced Generations Schools:  Deputy Head

Mustak Nakhwa

01/21/2014

Head of boys school and in charge of the implementation of the Cambridge International Curriculum

Osaka International School of Kwansei Gakuin:  Head of School

Bill Kralovec

01/17/2014

Bill Kralovec is appointed to the position of Head of School of the Osaka International School of Kwansei Gakuin in Osaka, Japan beginning in August of 2014. Mr. Kralovec is currently . This is his twenty-second year in international education and he is currently the Upper School Principal of the International School of Belgrade, Serbia. Bill, his wife Nadia, and three children are looking forward to the move to Japan.

Franklin D. Roosevelt- Colegio Roosevelt, Lima Peru:  High School Associate Principal 6-12

Michelle Juhasz-Stevens

01/15/2014

Michelle will be the new 6-12 Associate Principal at FDR in Lima, Peru. Her husband Dan looks forward to teaching grade 5. Michelle and Dan look forward to returning to the Latin world with their children Zack and Izzy after some time at Colegio Maya in Guatemala, Frankfurt International School and The American School in Japan.

Keystone Academy:  Vice Principal

Paulina Aguilera

01/15/2014

Paulina has been appointed as the Middle School Vice Principal at the newly established Keystone Academy in Beijing effective July 2014. Paulina will also contribute her IBMYP experience in a curricular capacity and is joined by her husband, Arthur Klatt, an experienced IBDP History/TOK and MYP Humanities teacher.

Eastern Mediterranean International School:  Founding Director

John Potter

01/15/2014

John RC Potter has been appointed the Founding Director at Eastern Mediterranean IS (Tel Aviv, Israel). EMIS, a boarding school, will offer the IBDP. The mission of EMIS is "to make education a force for peace and sustainability in the Middle East".

Liberty Middle School:  Assistant Teacher

Yashwant Belsare

01/07/2014

Changsha WES Academy:  Upper Elementary Teacher

David Priest

01/02/2014

Experienced PYP teacher required for a small combined-grade class. CWA is a small but growing new school.

British School of Rio de Janeiro:  Head of IT

Leslie Casey

12/31/2013

Colegio International Puerto la Cruz:  Superintendent

Steve Mancuso

12/29/2013

Dr. Steve Mancuso will be the next Superintendent of Colegio International Puerto la Cruz in Venezuela commencing in July, 2014. He has spent the last 18 years in international schools and is presently the HS Principal at ACS Amman. Dr. Mancuso joins the CIPLC community with his wife, Lisa, who will teach grade 5. They are excited about returning to South America, having started their overseas careers and their family in Colombia. Being in the same time zone as their 2 college-aged sons will be a great bonus!

The Franconian International School,:  Elementary & Middle School Counselor

Laura Branam

12/20/2013

I have been warmly welcomed to Bavaria by the dedicated staff at the Franconian International School, as their EY, ES and MS Counselor. I enthusiastically bring my 20 years of counseling experience to my new position. I spent the previous 5 years at the Atlanta International School in Georgia, and prior to that, I was in Texas at The Duchesne Academy, The Village School, and Houston I.S.D. Special Education Dept.

Academia Cotopaxi - American International School:  Intermediate Principal

Dan Kerr

12/04/2013

Intermediate Principal of grades 3 through 8 in Quito, Ecuador. We're so excited for the new adventure, and for the opportunity to join such an outstanding and reputable educational institution.

International Community School Addis Ababa:  High School Principal

David Redmond

12/04/2013

David Redmond has been appointed as High School Principal at the International Community School Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, effective August, 2014. David is joined by his wife Martha Langille, Head Librarian, and their daughters Maeve and Sophie. The couple have worked in International Schools in Kenya, Oman, and China.

Dhirubhai Ambani International School:  ICSE Curriculum coordinator/HOD

Sreemati Sen

12/04/2013

An experienced IB/IGCSE teacher ,teaching Geograpgt and TOK.

Stonehill International School:  Head of Primary

Simon McCloskey

12/03/2013

Simon McCloskey has been appointed as the new Head of Primary at Stonehill International School in Bangalore. After originally teaching in Devon in the U.K., Simon embarked on a career in international education that has now spanned six international schools in five countries (Bangladesh, Tanzania, Malawi, Thailand and Sudan). Simon is currently the Head of Primary at Khartoum International Community School. He will be joining Stonehill with his two sons Joseph and Patrick and his wife Amanda, who will also be teaching at the school.

Nanjing International School:  Head of Middle Years

Kasson Bratton

11/28/2013

Kasson Bratton has been appointed Head of Middle Years at Nanjing International School, beginning with the 2014/15 school year. He joins the NIS community after successful international stints in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aberdeen, Scotland and Doha, Qatar. Kasson will make the move to China with his wife Olivia, who will join the Nanjing PYP team, and their son Harris.

International School of Kuala Lumpur:  High School Principal

Jeff Farrington

11/25/2013

Jeff Farrington is the new High School Principal at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, effective July 2013. He is currently the Director of Learning at St. George's School in Vancouver BC, and previously served 10 years as MSHS Campus Director/HS Principal at the American School Foundation of Monterrey, Mexico.

International School of Como, Italy:  Middle School Principal

Andrew MacLachlan

11/02/2013

"Mac" has joined a growing school in Como, Italy to fill the new Middle School Principal position. His responsibilities will include growth and transition into a new purpose-built facility. The International School of Como offers the IB programme and will grow to include MYP 1-4 for the next academic year. His wife Mary will teach within the elementary school's PYP.

American Cooperative School of Tunis:  Secondary Principal

Mark Decker

11/01/2013

Mark Decker has been appointed the new Secondary Principal at ACST. He is from the State of Montana and has served as a junior high school principal for ten years in Washington. His career includes a stint teaching at the International School of Bangkok.

International School of Sosua:  Director

Colin Brown

10/30/2013

Mr. Colin Brown has been appointed Director of the International School of Sosua (Dominican Republic) commencing in July, 2014. He has almost 20 years in the education field and has held administrative positions or taught in Canada, China, Guatemala, Hungary and Vietnam. Mr. Brown joins the ISS community with his wife, Laura, who will teach at ISS, along with his two young daughters. Colin is part of a truly international family as he is Canadian, Laura is Australian, Keira was born in China and Maya was born in Guatemala. Mr. Brown is pleased to be a part of the ISS community.

El Alsson British American School:  Science teacher Middle School

Carol J Craig

10/26/2013

I am teaching 6th, 7th & 8th grade science in the American section of the school. It is a large school with a lot going on. I am also an advisory/homeroom teacher.

American School of Valencia:  Preschool and Elementary Principal

Kristy Beam

10/25/2013

Dr. Kristy Beam has been appointed as the Preschool and Elementary Principal at the American School of Valencia. Dr. Beam comes from Georgia (United States) where she has been a teacher and school administrator for the past 15 years. She holds teaching and leadership credentials from the State of Georgia, PK-12 and National Board Certification in Middle Childhood.

American School of Valencia:  Director

Michael L. Smith

10/25/2013

Michael L. Smith has been appointed as the Director of the American School of Valencia. Smith served as the Head of School at ES International School (ESIS) in Barcelona, Spain for the past ten years. While the Head of School at ESIS, Smith also served as the President of the Barcelona International Schools Association (BISA) and currently serves as Chair of the Sills Award Committee for the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS).

Collegiate American School:  Superintendent

J. Andrew Westerman

10/17/2013

Andy has been appointed as the new Superintendent at the Collegiate American School in Dubai. His 20 year international experience includes Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Thailand. Dr. Westerman enjoys playing trumpet and scuba diving.

Yew Chung International School (Shanghai - Gubei):  Western Co-Principal

Richard Swann

10/03/2013

Richard took up the appointment as Western Co-Principal of the YCIS-Shanghai-Gubei campus in August 2013.

Dr. Swann has served in leadership positions for many years including his work in international schools in Dubai, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. He has played major roles in school improvement projects, international school accreditation as well as program authorization for International Baccalaureate. In addition, in his teaching career, he has also served as Curriculum Coordinator with experience in various international programs including IBDP, IGCSE, and primary. Dr. Swann was previously Secondary Principal at American Pacific International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Sekolah Buin Batu:  Elementary School Principal

T.D. Cox

09/20/2013

T.D. Cox has joined Sekolah Buin Batu school on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa as Elementary School Principal for Grades 2 through 5. Prior to this assignment, he taught fourth and fifth grade at the Nagoya International School in Nagoya, Japan and fifth grade at the International School of Stuttgart, Germany. Before these international assignments, T.D. taught second grade and fourth grade in the United States. He earned a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Texas A&M-Commerce University and a Certificate of International School Leadership from the Principals Training Center.

Gyneognam International Foreign School:  Instructor

Dianna Griffin

09/19/2013

Dianna Griffin has joined Gyeongnam International Foreign School in South Korea as a Middle School English/Language Arts Instructor. Most recently Dianna was Head of Humanities and a MYP Humanities and DP History instructor at Cedar International School in the British Virgin Islands. She has been in international education since 1994.

Gyneognam International Foreign School:  Instructor

Dianna Griffin

09/19/2013

Dianna Griffin has joined Gyeongnam International Foreign School in South Korea as a Middle School English/Language Arts Instructor. Most recently Dianna was Head of Humanities and a MYP Humanities and DP History instructor at Cedar International School in the British Virgin Islands. She has been in international education since 1994.

American International School of Abuja:  IT Inegration Specialist/Computer Teacher

Gorian Surlan

09/17/2013

Cedar International School:  Instructor

Dianna Griffin

09/16/2013

Dianna Griffin has joined Gyeongnam nternational Foreign School in South Kofea as a Middle School English/Language Arts Instructor. Most recently Dianna was Head of Humanities and a MYP Humanities and DP History instructor at Cedar International School in the British Virgin Islands and has been in international education since 1994.

International School of Tanganyika:  Secondary Principal

Jeff Smith

09/10/2013

Jeff has been working in international education for 20 years. His first international teaching experience was in Ecuador. Jeff joined the International School of Tanganyika (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) in August 2013 as the Secondary Principal. Prior to this, Jeff was in Shanghai, China but has also worked in The Dominican Republic, Scotland, Peru, and Malaysia.

American School of Dubai:  Associate Principal - Elementary

Tamara Black

09/06/2013

Tamara Black has been appointed Elementary Associate Principal for grades three through five at the American School of Dubai, U.A.E. With more than 25 years of experience in education, Tamara's background includes serving as an administrator at Singapore American School and for an independent K-8 school in the United States, as an elementary classroom teacher, and in leadership positions in academic, non-profit and corporate educational settings. Tamara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a Master of Education degree from Harvard University.

International School of Lusaka:  Head of School

Martin Gough

09/06/2013

Martin Gough has joined International School of Lusaka as Head of School. Most recently Martin was Head of School Services at Pamoja Education and has been in international education since 1984.

International School of Aberdeen:  High School Counsellor

Jeffrey P. Harper

08/29/2013

I am thrilled and delighted to be joining the International School Aberdeen community as a High School Counselor, having recently worked as a High School Counselor for many years at the International School Bangkok (ISB), and previously as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, counsellor at the American School in London (ASL) and The American School of Kinshasa (TASOK). Despite the claims during the employment interview that the weather in Scotland was identical to Thailand, I am beginning to have my suspicions . . . .

American School of Ulaanbaatar:  Teacher

Laura Bell

08/24/2013

1st Grade Teacher

Colegio Jorge Washington:  Head of School

Steven Desroches

08/21/2013

Steve Desroches is the new Head of School at Colegio Jorge Washington in Cartagena, Colombia. Dr. Desroches previously served as the Head of School at Colegio Panamericano in Bucaramanga, Colombia.

Shanghai Singapore International School:  Secondary School Principal

Andrew Crouse

08/20/2013

Andrew joins SSIS, a vibrant school of 1400 students representing 39 nationalities, as the new secondary principal. Most recently he worked at Stonehill International School in the South Indian city of Bangalore, but he started teaching internationally almost twenty years ago in the small island nation of Fiji. The intervening years have taken him around the world teaching, researching, and leading in both secondary schools and numerous universities.

American International School, Vienna:  MS Humanities

Elise Foxall

08/20/2013

Dresden International School:  EYP Coordinator/Asst. Principal

Liz Acomb

08/19/2013

Liz Acomb has been appointed EYP Coordinator and Assistant Principal at Dresden International School, Germany. For the past two years, she was a lead teacher in Kindergarten. Before joining DIS she was Reception Team Leader at Al Jazeera Academy in Qatar. Previously, she has worked as a Physical Education Teacher at Khartoum International Community School and Primary Class Teacher in Portugal.

Munich International School:  Deputy Head of School

Timothy Thomas

08/19/2013

Timothy Thomas has been appointed Deputy Head of School at Munich International School, Germany. He was formerly the Assistant Principal and IB Diploma Director of Studies at Dresden International School. Tim is looking forward to supporting teachers as they pursue continuous improvement and excellence in serving the students of MIS and, of course, to hiking the Bavarian Alps and enjoying the beer gardens of Munich, when and if time and weather permit.

Dresden International School:  Secondary Principal (Grades 10-12)

Darren Acomb

08/16/2013

Darren Acomb has been appointed Secondary Principal (Grades 10-12) at Dresden International School, Germany. He was previously the MYP Director of Studies & Assistant Principal, for the past two years. Prior to joining DIS he was Deputy Head of Al Jazeera Academy in Qatar and the founding IB Diploma coordinator at Khartoum International Community School.

Istanbul International Community School:  Primary PE

Stephanie Ante

08/15/2013

Stephanie comes to IICS after teaching for 20 years in Manila, Guangzhou, and Shanghai. Stephanie’s previous school was Concordia International School.

Istanbul International Community School:  Primary PE

Heather Boucher

08/15/2013

Heather joins IICS after teaching since 2007 at the Thai Chinese International School in Bangkok. Prior to that she taught in Toronto, Canada.

Istanbul International Community School:  PREP

Nicole Apps

08/15/2013

Nicole joins IICS from Tokyo International School, where she was a kindergarten and Grade 3 teacher. Prior to that Nicole taught in Australia.

British Schooll of Lomé, Lomé, Togo WA:  Bursar/Administrative Director of Finance

Robert G. Simoneau

08/15/2013

Bursar/Administrative Director of Finance. Bob assumes the financial responsibility of the school while his wife Maureen becomes the Administrative Officer and Human Resources Director. Bob and Maureen arrived in Lomé, Togo July 1, 2013 and have both assumed their osts.

Istanbul International Community School:  PREP

Michelle Dirlik

08/15/2013

IICS is happy to welcome back Michelle Dirlik, who returns to IICS after teaching at Arel Koleji in Istanbul.

Istanbul International Community School:  PRESCHOOL 4

Rebecca Richardson

08/15/2013

Rebecca comes to IICS from Park Lane International School in Prague. Prior to that Rebecca taught in Mexico, China, and Spain.

Istanbul International Community School:  DP ENGLISH, TOK

Kevin Burns

08/15/2013

Kevin joins IICS after more than a decade and a half at American International School of Budapest. Prior to that Kevin taught in Ecuador, Singapore, and New York City.

The American School of Milan:  Middle school mathematics, science

Joseph Leonetti

08/13/2013

Joseph Leonetti now serves as a mathematics and science teacher at the American School of Milan (ASM), Italy. Previously Mr. Leonetti taught Grade 2, also at ASM.

French American International School:  High School Principal

Joel Cohen

08/09/2013

International School of Beijing:  Assistant Elementary School Principal

Frances Lond-Caulk

08/06/2013

Frances arrives at ISB as one of the Assistant Principals in the Elementary School. Having worked in Mexico City as Deputy Head PYP Coordinator, she is excited to still be focused on 21st Century Learning. In previous roles Frances taught children aged from 3-10 years old, her most recent experience being with the youngest learners. Frances has run IB workshops on Early Years, Assessment, Mathematics, Collaborative Planning and the PYP.

International School of Beijing:  Assistant Middle School Principal

Fred Schafer

08/06/2013

Fred joins the ISB community as the Assistant Middle School Principal. Fred has worked for the last 12 years at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi as the Director of Curriculum and Professional Learning. Previously, Fred worked in the Ohio and ISG Dhahran as an elementary and middle school teacher.

Beijing BISS International School:  Head of School

Gwyn Underwood

08/05/2013

Gwyn Underwood has been appointed as the incoming Head of School of Beijing BISS International School, from August, 2013. Dr. Underwood has taught and administered in a variety of schools in New Zealand, Japan, and most recently Antwerp International School, Belgium.

International School of Helsinki:  Lower School Principal

Karyn Wynn

07/18/2013

Karyn Wynn has been appointed Lower School Principal at the International School of Helsinki in Finland. Prior to this Ms. Wynn was Assistant Elementary Principal at Marymount International School in Rome, Italy.

Knightsbridge International Schools Montenegro:  Director

Alec Jiggins

07/17/2013

I am very excited to be leading Montenegro's first IB World School through MYP and DP implementation, building on our successful PYP accreditation in July 2013. We will also be offering boarding facilities and offer KSI Summer Camp. Located in the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the school is part of the Porto Montenegro development. KSI Montenegro belongs to a global network of international schools united through a shared ethos and curriculum, with all of the KSI community being encouraged to live by our KSI Code: Keep Smiling, Keep Safe, Keep Studying, Keep Striving and Keep Standards.

International School of Latvia:  IB Diploma Programme Coordinator

Sarah Goossens Bevel

07/05/2013

Sarah Bevel has been appointed Diploma Programme Coordinator at the International School of Latvia. This is her third year at ISL, before which she taught at Shanghai Community International School.

K. International School Tokyo:  Elementary Principal

Kevin Yoshihara

06/22/2013

Kevin Yoshihara has been appointed Elementary School Principal at K. International School Tokyo in Japan. Previously Mr. Yoshihara has taught in schools in Kuwait, Shanghai and elsewhere in Japan.

International School of Monagas:  Headmaster

April Yetsko

06/22/2013

April Yetsko is the new Headmaster of the International School of Monagas (ISM) in Maturín, Venezuela. Dr. Yetsko is currently the CEO and Director of Vida Charter School in Pennsylvania, USA.

Al Mizhar American Academy:  Head of Secondary

Tracey Williams

06/22/2013

O. Tracey Williams has been appointed Head of Secondary at Al Mizhar American Academy in Dubai, UAE. Ms. Williams is currently Associate Principal at Verona Area High School in Wisconsin, USA.

International School of Hyderabad:  Head of School

Oli Tooher-Hancock

06/22/2013

Oli Tooher-Hancock has been appointed Principal and Head of the International School of Hyderabad, India. She was most recently Assistant Superintendent of Colegio FDR, The American School of Lima, Peru.

Istanbul International Community School:  Head of School

Jane Thompson

06/22/2013

Jane Thompson is now Head of Istanbul International Community School (IICS), starting 2013-2014. Ms. Thompson is currently Head of The British International School, Budapest (Hungary).

Shekou International School:  Elementary Principal

Jeannie Sung

06/22/2013

Jeannie Sung has been appointed Elementary Principal of Shekou International School (SIS). Ms. Sung’s career in education spans 20 years (USA, Indonesia, Korea), including the last eight as a principal.

International School of Tanganyika:  Secondary Principal

Jeff Smith

06/22/2013

Jeff Smith is now secondary Principal at the International School of Tanganyika, Tanzania starting summer 2013. Mr. Smith is currently working at Shanghai Community International School (Hongqiao Campus).

International School of Latvia:  Director

Mary Russman

06/22/2013

Mary Russman is the new Director of the International School of Latvia (ISL). Ms. Russman is currently Middle School Principal at the American School of The Hague (ASH), Netherlands.

Lincoln School:  Director General

Robert Rinaldo

06/22/2013

Robert Rinaldo has been appointed Director General of the Lincoln School in San José, Costa Rica. Mr. Rinaldo is currently Superintendent of Del Campo International School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

International Schools Group:  Superintendent

Paul Richards

06/22/2013

Paul Richards has been appointed Superintendent of the International Schools Group in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Richards is currently High School Principal at the American School in London (ASL).

American International School of Guangzhou:  Middle and High School Assistant Principal

Andy O'Hara

06/22/2013

Andy O’Hara is now Middle and High School Assistant Principal at The American International School of Guangzhou (AISG), China. Previously, Mr. O’Hara taught IB Psychology and ToK at AISG.

American School of Yaoundé:  Director

Sheena Nabholz

06/22/2013

Sheena Nabholz has been appointed Director of the American School of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Ms. Nabholz is currently Deputy Headmaster and Dean of Academic Affairs at King’s Academy in Jordan.

Xi'an Hi-Tech International School:  Deputy Principal

Tony Meinerding

06/22/2013

Tony Meinerding has been appointed Deputy Principal of Xi’an Hi-Tech International School in Xi’an, China. Mr. Meinerding’s past international postings include schools in Brazil and the UAE.

Shekou International School:  Secondary Principal

Mike Livingston

06/22/2013

Mike Livingston is the new Secondary Principal of Shekou International School (SIS). Mr. Livingston has worked in Kenya, Uganda, the Philippines, Bolivia, Morocco, and most recently in Guangzhou, China.

Chadwick International School:  Director of College Counseling

Eddie Levisman

06/22/2013

Eddie Levisman is now Director of College Counseling at Chadwick International School in Songdo, South Korea. Prior to this Mr. Levisman worked in Brazil, Japan, Peru, Argentina, and Colombia.

American School of Warsaw:  Middle School Principal

Tom Keever

06/22/2013

Tom Keever has been appointed Middle School Principal at the American School of Warsaw (ASW), Poland. Mr. and Mrs. Keever have worked in international schools in Venezuela, Syria, Chile, and Myanmar.

American International School of Guangzhou:  Elementary Assistant Principal

Liz Gale

06/22/2013

Liz Gale is the new Elementary School Assistant Principal at The American International School of Guangzhou (AISG), China. Priro to this, Ms. Gale served as AISG’s PYP Coordinator for two years.

Yokohama International School:  Head of School

Craig Coutts

06/22/2013

Craig Coutts has been appointed Head of Yokohama International School, Japan. Mr. Coutts is currently Primary Principal, East Campus, of United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore.

American International School of Guangzhou:  PYP Coordinator

Shauna Cottrell

06/22/2013

Shauna Cottrell is now PYP Coordinator at The American International School of Guangzhou (AISG), China. Ms. Cottrell has over eight years experience as an international teacher and IBO Workshop Leader.

Khartoum American School:  Elementary Principal

Michael Breece

06/22/2013

Michael Breece is the new Elementary Principal of Khartoum American School in Khartoum, Sudan. Mr. Breece is currently Deputy Director of Asmara International Community School in Asmara, Eritrea.

American School of Brasilia:  Upper School Principal

David Bair

06/22/2013

David Bair has been appointed Upper School Principal at the American School of Brasilia in Brasilia, Brazil. Prior to this Mr. Bair was High School Assistant Principal at Graded School in São Paulo, Brazil.

Hiroshima International School:  Director of Studies

Florian Baciu

06/22/2013

Florian C. Baciu is now Director of Studies at Hiroshima International School (HIS) in Japan. Prior to this Mr. Baciu has worked in schools in Romania, the United States, and Jordan.

World Class Learning Group:  Chief Executive Officer

Hugh MacPherson

06/03/2013

Hugh MacPherson is the new Chief Executive Officer of World Class Learning Group (WCL Group). Prior to this appointment, Mr. MacPherson was CEO of Education Capital Holding.

United Nations International School of Hanoi:  Elementary Principal

Carole Denny

06/03/2013

Carole Denny is Elementary School Principal at the United Nations International School of Hanoi, Vietnam. Ms. Denny comes to Hanoi from the British School of Brussels, where she was Vice Head.

Pechersk School International:  Director

John Burns

06/03/2013

John Burns is the new Director of Pechersk School International in Kiev, Ukraine. Mr. Burns is currently completing a Masters of Education in Business Management at the University of South Australia.

American International School Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Director of Curriculum and Professional Development

Betsy Suits

05/31/2013

Betsy Suits has been appointed as the new Director of Curriculum and Professional Development at AISJ. Her husband Charles Suits is currently the Director of Integration and Technology at the same school. Mrs. Suits has been an educator for the past 13 years in international schools. She has been a leader and teacher at the International School of Bangkok, American School of the Hague, Uruguayan American School, Songdo International School, South Korea, and the International School of Florence, Italy.

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  Middle School Specialist

Jason Walsh

05/30/2013

Jason joins CIC! Name: Jason Robert Walsh Hometown: Port Orchard, WA USA Age: 35 Education: BA(s) in Political Science & Speech Communication, MAT in Special Education Where I’ve lived: The US, The UK, Niger, Germany, Honduras, Brazil and soon to include, Venezuela! Hobbies/Interests: reading, drawing/painting, triathlons, playing music, camping, surfing, skiing, LEARNING Favs (guess for what): Green, Mountains, non-fiction (although there are some spectacular works of fiction out there), spending time with family, bananas. A quote I love: “There is a universality of [humanity], but it is not given, it is perpetually being made” Jean Paul Sartre

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  IB Hummanities

David Kliner

05/30/2013

David Kliner is joining the Colegio Internacional de Caracas in 2013 as the Head of the Humanities Department and will be teaching IB Economics, Theory of Knowledge, and the Model United Nations. A native of Ohio, he has taught social studies and English in the United States, Brazil, Switzerland, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal. Outside of the classroom, David pursues interests in comparative religions and myth, the Arts, photography, and human development

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  IB Hummanities

Jackie Tuason

05/30/2013

Jackie Tuason Biography:

Born and raised in Illinois, Jackie graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. After studying abroad at University of Cambridge in England, and traveling around Europe independently, Jackie instantly recognized her love for travel and meeting new people. After completing her master’s degree and teaching credential in secondary education, Jackie combined two of her passions in life: teaching and traveling. Jackie started her teaching career at High Tech Middle Media Arts, a project-based charter school in San Diego. Her career then brought her to Cajamarca, a town located in the Andes of Peru, where she taught at Davy College. When she is not in the classroom Jackie enjoys coaching girls' soccer, swimming, traveling, and reading. At the heart of her teaching philosophy is her desire to create a vibrant atmosphere and a safe environment where students can explore and inquire through in-depth investigation, problem solving, and free expression. Jackie is excited to continue her teaching and learning career with the students, new team, and all staff members at Colegio Internacional de Caracas!

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  5th grade Teacher

Colleen Wilson

05/30/2013

My name is Colleen Wilson, and I will be teaching Fifth grade at Colegio Internacional de Caracas. I have taught 8 years in California, and 7 years abroad in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Budapest, Hungary; and most recently Pretoria, South Africa. I will be joined by my 8 year old son, Sean, who is eager to compare Victoria Falls in Africa to Angel Falls in South America. When I am not dragging my son around the globe to find good food and fun, we can usually be found snorkeling or playing at some beach or taking karate and self-defense classes. We both love playing with our tech gadgets which have become the best babysitters ever! Learning the lingo and the culture of vibrant Latin America have us both excited about our upcoming move to beautiful Venezuela!

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  1st Grade Teacher

Holly Seehafer

05/30/2013

Holly Seehafer will join Colegio Internacional de Caracas as a Grade 1 Teacher. Holly brings experience as a classroom teacher, Reading and Math Specialist, program coordinator, and working with special needs and language learners from the Minneapolis, MN area of the United States and from Salvador, Brazil. When she is not teaching, Holly enjoys dancing, practicing yoga, traveling, reading, writing and enjoying time with friends and family.

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  Secondary School Counselor

TRACEY GRIMM

05/30/2013

TRACEY GRIMM will join Colegio Internacional de Caracas as Secondary School Counselor. Tracey was born and raised in Commonwealth of Virginia, receiving both her bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Virginia. She has served as both a secondary school counselor and a college counselor in a variety of school settings. Through her work, she has developed an interest in college access and service learning and is excited to bring her passions and expertise into the international arena. Tracey loves to meet new people and spend time outdoors. She enjoys traveling and participating in cultural activities, trying new foods, and is thrilled to learn more about her new home in Caracas.

Colegio Internacional de Caracas:  Secondary School Principal

Kelly Kramer

05/30/2013

Kelly and Dennis Kramer will join Colegio Internacional de Caracas for the 2013 – 2014 school year. Kelly will be the Secondary School Principal. The Kramers have been in Wisconsin for the past three years while Kelly worked on her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. Dennis, an athletic director, spent much of his time officiating high school and university cross country, track and field meets and well as volleyball. Their overseas experiences have taken the couple from Quito, Ecuador to Lahore, Pakistan to Bangkok, Thailand, as well as Hangzhou, China. The couple has two children, and is soon have two grandchildren. Denny and Kelly love to run, golf and visit family and friends around the globe.

Internationella Engleska Skolan i Enskede:  Year 4 and 5 Music Teacher

Amanda Moore

05/29/2013

Stamford American International School:  Deputy Director Elementary School

Yonca Oktay

05/27/2013

Ms. Oktay is joining SAIS with an enthusiastic, caring heart and mind. She believes that each day presents an “opportunity to learn more, do more, be more and grow more…often in unexpected and unpredictable ways.” She looks forward to joining the SAIS community of life-long learners, where she will share her passions while learning from other passionate educators as well.

American International School Vienna:  High School Principal

Dennis Harter

05/22/2013

Dennis Harter has been appointed the new High School Principal at the American International School Vienna (AISV), Austria. Prior to joining AiSV, Mr. Harter served as the HS Vice Principal at International School Bangkok.

Global Jaya International School - Jakarta:  Senior Secondary Principal

David J. Hornby

05/18/2013

Newly appointed Senior Secondary Principal at Global Jaya International School located in Jakarta, Indonesia. Previously, Assistant Principal at YCIS, Shanghai and EAL / PE Coordinator in Tokyo and Sendai, Japan.

Korea International School, Jeju Campus:  Director of Curriculum & Service Learning

Kimberli Brown-Gertz

05/15/2013

Kimberli will be joining the KIS Jeju Team as the Director of Curriculum in August. She has been a teacher and administrator for fifteen years, at the Graded School of Sao Paulo, International Schools Group Dhahran, Concordia International School, Caltex American School and most recently, the American International School of Jeddah.

Surabaya International School:  Middle School Math-

Emmanuel Lacoste

05/09/2013

has just accepted a position as the Middle School Math teacher at the American International School of Ulaanbaatar.

American International School of Budapest:  Elementary Principal

Krista Zavits

05/07/2013

Krista Zavits is the new Elementary Principal at the American International School of Budapest, Hungary. Ms. Zavits and her husband Chris have received joint appointments at AIS Budapest.

American International School of Budapest:  Director of Technology

Christopher Zavits

05/07/2013

Chris Zavits is now Technology Director at the American International School of Budapest, Hungary. Mr. Zavits comes to Budapest from previous positions in Abu Dhabi, Sumatra, Warsaw, and Bali.

American School of Warsaw:  Director of Curriculum

Sue Williams

05/07/2013

Sue Williams is now Director of Curriculum at the American School of Warsaw, Poland. Ms. Williams comes to Warsaw from the American School of The Hague, where she held the same position.

Canadian Academy:  Director of Community Relations

Kirsten Welbes

05/07/2013

Kirsten Welbes is now Director of Community Relations at Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan. She oversees communication and advancement at the school, and this is her sixth year at Canadian Academy.

Gunma Kokusai Academy Secondary School:  Principal

Teresita Tubianosa

05/07/2013

Teresita S. Tubianosa is the new Principal of Gunma Kokusai Academy Elementary School located in Ota City, Gunma, Japan. Dr. Tubianosa is a proud graduate of the University of British Columbia.

St. Micheal’s International School:  Head of School

Gill Tyrer

05/07/2013

Gill Tyrer is the new Head of School at St. Micheal’s International School in Kobe, Japan. Previously, Ms. Tyrer was Head of Primary at the International Community School of Amman, Jordan.

American International School of Vienna:  High School Principal

Jonathan Silver

05/07/2013

Jonathan L. Silver is the new High School Principal of the American International School of Vienna (AISV), Austria. Dr. Silver previously served as President of The Village School in Houston, Texas.

Canadian Academy:  Middle School Principal

Jon Schatzky

05/07/2013

Jon Schatzky is now Middle School Principal at Canadian Academy (CA) in Kobe, Japan. Prior to this Mr. Schatzky was Assistant Elementary and Middle School Principal, also at Canadian Academy.

Qatar Academy:  Director

Eric Sands

05/07/2013

Eric Sands is the new Director of Qatar Academy (QA). Prior to this, Dr. Sands was Director of the International School of Belgrade (ISB), Serbia.

American School of Dubai:  High School Principal

Michelle Remington

05/07/2013

Michelle Remington is now High School Principal of the American School of Dubai (ASD). Dr. Remington comes to ASD from the American Community School of Abu Dhabi.

American International School of Riyadh:  High School Principal

Craig Randall

05/07/2013

Craig Randall is the new High School Principal at the American International School of Riyadh (AISR), Saudi Arabia. Prior to this, Mr. Randall served as Assistant Principal at Korea International School.

American International School of Riyadh:  High School Assistant Principal

Hal Ott

05/07/2013

Hal Ott is now High School Assistant Principal at the American International School of Riyadh (AISR), Saudi Arabia. Mr. Ott worked previously in Morocco, the UAE, South Korea, and Tunisia.

Gunma Kokusai Academy Secondary School:  Principal

Keizo Ogasawara

05/07/2013

Keizo Ogasawara is the new Principal of Gunma Kokusai Academy Secondary School in Gunma, Japan. Mr. Ogasawara was previously Deputy Superintendent on the Gunma Prefectural Board of Education.

Beijing City International School:  Secondary Principal

William O'Hearn

05/07/2013

William O’Hearn is now Secondary Principal of Beijing City International School (BCIS), China. Mr. O’Hearn has been an educational administrator for over 30 years.

Doshisha International School:  Acting Head of School

Takashi Nishimura

05/07/2013

Takashi Nishimura has been appointed Acting Head of School of Doshisha International School (DISK) in Kyoto, Japan.

United World College of South East Asia:  Middle School Vice Principal

Richard Nies

05/07/2013

Richard Nies is now Middle School Vice Principal of United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA). Prior to this Mr. Nies was Middle School Principal at Korea International School (KIS).

International School of Kuala Lumpur:  Director of Technology

Dave Neudorf

05/07/2013

Dave Neudorf is the new Director of Technology at the International School of Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Neudorf has served in technology leadership roles in Indonesia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.

American School of Kuwait:  Superintendent

Becky Ness

05/07/2013

Becky Ness has been appointed Superintendent of the American School of Kuwait. From 2010 to 2012 Ms. Ness served as ASK’s High School Principal, continuing a 40-year career in education.

International Christian School - Hong Kong:  Headmaster

John Nelson

05/07/2013

John Nelson is now Headmaster of International Christian School - Hong Kong. Prior to this, Mr. Nelson was Head of School at Gyeonggi Suwon International School (GSIS), South Korea.

American International School of Dubai:  Superintendent

Brent Mutsch

05/07/2013

Brent Mutsch is the new Superintendent of the American School of Dubai (ASD). Prior to this appointment, Dr. Mutsch served as Superintendent of the Singapore American School (SAS).

American International School of Mozambique:  Technology Coordinator

Eros Munoz-Jimenez

05/07/2013

Eros Munoz Jimenez has been appointed Technology Coordinator at the American International School of Mozambique (AISM).

Education Career Services, Queen’s University:  Coordinator

Elspeth Morgan

05/07/2013

Elspeth Morgan is now Coordinator of Education Career Services in the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University (Canada). Ms. Morgan has 15 years’ experience at Queen’s, and succeeds Alan Travers.

Anglo-American School of Sofia:  Elementary Principal

Edgar Miranda

05/07/2013

Edgar Miranda is the new Elementary School Principal at the Anglo-American School of Sofia, Bulgaria. Mr. Miranda has over 35 years of experience as an educator at the elementary and secondary levels.

American School of Rio de Janeiro:  Deputy Headmaster

Monica Medina-Olds

05/07/2013

Monica Medina-Olds is now Deputy Headmaster of the American School of Rio de Janeiro (EARJ). Dr. Medina-Olds was previously a principal at the American School of Dubai, since 2007.

Xiamen International School:  Upper School Principal

Russell McGrath

05/07/2013

Russell McGrath is now Upper School Principal at Xiamen International School, China. Prior to this appointment Mr. McGrath was Secondary Principal at Bali International School, Indonesia.

Singapore American School:  Deputy Middle School Principal

Jamie McDougald

05/07/2013

Jamie McDougald has been appointed Deputy Middle School Principal at Singapore American School (SAS). Mr. McDougald was most recently Middle School Activities and Athletics Director at SAS.

Yongsan International School of Seoul:  Middle School Principal

Blair McCullough

05/07/2013

Blair McCullough is the new Middle School Principal of Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS). Mr. McCullough previously served as Middle School Assistant Principal at YISS.

American International School of Dubai:  Director of Advancement

Julia Martinez

05/07/2013

Julia Martinez is the first Director of Advancement of the American School of Dubai (ASD). Previously, she was Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving for the University of Alaska - Anchorage.

Canadian International School of Hong Kong:  Director of Development

Julian Marland

05/07/2013

Julian Marland is now Director of Development at Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS). Mr. Marland has over 18 years’ fund-raising experience in the United Kingdom and Asia.

American International School of Mozambique:  Service Learning Coordinator

Gabriel Limaverde

05/07/2013

Gabriel Limaverde has been appointed Service Learning Coordinator at the American International School of Mozambique (AISM).

Seoul Foreign School:  Assistant Head of School - Academics

Blair Lee

05/07/2013

Blair Lee is now Assistant Head of School - Academics at Seoul Foreign School, Korea. Mr. Lee previously served as Superintendent of Mount Zaagkam International School in Indonesia.

ACS Hillingdon International School:  Head of School

Linda LaPine

05/07/2013

Linda LaPine is the new Head of School at ACS Hillingdon International School in London. Prior to this appointment, Ms. LaPine worked at the International School of Panama (ISP).

American International School of Dubai:  Middle School Principal

Ronald Lalonde

05/07/2013

Ronald Lalonde is now Middle School Principal at the American School of Dubai (ASD). Dr. Lalonde comes to ASD from the American School Foundation of Monterrey, Mexico.

American International School Dhaka:  Middle School Principal

Susan Lacy

05/07/2013

Susan Lacy has been appointed Middle School Principal at the American International School Dhaka (AISD), Bangladesh.

American International School of Dubai:  Director of Learning

Michelle Kuhns

05/07/2013

Michelle Kuhns is the new Director of Learning at the American School of Dubai (ASD). MS. Kuhns has 25 years’ experience in education, and comes to ASD from the American School of Warsaw.

American International School of Lesotho:  Deputy Director

Daniel Kriebel

05/07/2013

Daniel Kriebel is now Deputy Director of the American International School of Lesotho (AISL). Mr. Krieber comes to AISL from Shady Side Academy in Pennsylvania, USA.

International School of Ulaanbaatar:  DP Coordinator

Deborah Kelly

05/07/2013

Deborah Kelly is the new DP Coordinator at the International School of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Ms. Kelly has taught for over 15 years in Canada, Turkey, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Portugal.

Association of American Schools of Central America:  Executive Director

Sonia Keller

05/07/2013

Sonia Keller has been appointed Executive Director of the Association of American Schools of Central America (Tri-Association). Dr. Keller has 30 years experience in the region.

Shanghai Community International School - Pudong:  Head of School

Daniel Jubert

05/07/2013

Daniel Jubert is the new Head of School at Shanghai Community International School’s Pudong Campus (SCIS-Pudong). Mr. Jubert was previously Vice-Principal at SCIS-Pudong.

United World College of South East Asia:  High School Vice Principal

Cathy Jones

05/07/2013

Cathy Jones is now High School Vice Principal of United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA). Prior to this Ms. Jones was High School Assistant Principal at Western Academy of Beijing.

Pan American School of Bahia:  Director

William Johnston

05/07/2013

William Johnston is the new Director of the Pan American School of Bahia, Brazil. Dr. Johnston has served an educator in both American and international schools for over 30 years.

North Slope Borough School District:  Principal Administrator

Mariah Thomas-Wolf

05/05/2013

PreK-12 Principal for multiple-cultural school on Alaska's oil rich North Slope.

Xiamen International School:  MYP/DP music teacher

Olga van Doorn

05/04/2013

Olga has been appointed SS music at Xiamen International School for the next 2 school years. Olga is currently working at International School of Tanganyika, Tanzania as a music teacher (MYP/DP).

Concordia International School Shanghai:  HS Assistant Principal

Christopher Schuster

04/28/2013

Christopher Schuster has been appointed HS Assistant Principal at Concordia International School Shanghai for the 2013-14 school year. Mr. Schuster previously worked for Shanghai American School.

Concordia International School Shanghai:  MS Principal

Janie Andrich

04/28/2013

Janie Andrich has been appointed Middle Principal at Concordia International School Shanghai for the fall of 2013. Dr. Andrich is currently Superintendent at Grace Lutheran School in Huntington Beach, CA.

Kuwait Bilingual School:  Head of KG Department

Karen Kean

04/26/2013

Concordia International School Shanghai:  MS Principal

Janie Andrich

04/26/2013

Janie Andrich has been appointed Middle Principal at Concordia International School Shanghai for the fall of 2013. Dr. Andrich is currently Superintendent at Grace Lutheran School in Huntington Beach, CA.

Concordia International School Shanghai:  HS Assistant Principal

Christopher Schuster

04/26/2013

Christopher Schuster has been appointed HS Assistant Principal at Concordia International School Shanghai for the 2013-14 school year. Mr. Schuster previously worked for Shanghai American School

Concordia International School Shanghai:  HS Principal

Nicholas Kent

04/26/2013

Nicholas Kent has been appointed High School Principal as Concordia International School Shanghai. Mr. Kent has previously served as Assit. HS Principal at Concordia and has 13 years of teacher and leadership experience.

Colegio Nueva Granada:  Associate Principal, Primary and Elementary

William Seward

04/24/2013

William Seward is now Associate Principal of the Primary and Elementary Schools at Colegio Nueva Granada in Bogota, Colombia. Prior to coming to Colegio Nueva Granada, William was a reading specialist and a teacher in New York City.

American International School of Mozambique:  Primary School Librarian

Nikki Jayne

04/24/2013

Nikki Jayne is now Primary School Librarian at the American International School of Mozambique.

Cairo American College:  Elementary Principal

Julie Jackson-Jin

04/24/2013

Julie Jackson-Jin is now Elementary Principal at Cairo American College (CAC), Egypt. Ms. Jackson-Jin comes to Cairo from Nishimachi International School in Tokyo, Japan.

Okpo International School:  Principal

Myles Jackson

04/24/2013

Myles Jackson is now Principal of Okpo International School (OIS) in Okpo, Korea. Previously Mr. Jackson worked at Busan International Foreign School, also in Korea.

Dalian American International School:  Principal of Student Life

Lawrence Jackson

04/24/2013

Lawrence Jackson is now Principal of Student Life at Dalian American International School (DAIS) in Dalian, China. Prior to this, Mr. Jackson worked in a different capacity at DAIS.

International School of Ulaanbaatar:  PYP Coordinator

Sarah Isaac

04/24/2013

Sarah Isaac is now PYP Coordinator at the International School of Ulaanbaatar (ISU). Ms. Isaac has taught in international schools in the UK and Japan, most recently at Canadian Academy in Kobe.

Beijing City International School:  Deputy Secondary Principal

Shawn Hutchinson

04/24/2013

Shawn Hutchinson is now Deputy Secondary Principal at Beijing City International School (BCIS). Before moving to China, Mr. Hutchinson worked in Australia, Singapore, Japan, and Vietnam.

International School of Kuala Lumpur:  Head of School

Norma Hudson

04/24/2013

Norma Hudson is the new Head of the International School of Kuala Lumpur, starting in summer 2013. Dr. Hudson is currently Superintendent of International Schools Group in Saudi Arabia.

International School Moshi:  Director

Bob Horton

04/24/2013

Bob Horton is the new Director of International School Moshi, Tanzania. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Horton was Elementary Principal at the United Nations International School of Hanoi, Vietnam.

American Community School of Abu Dhabi:  Superintendent

Robin Heslip

04/24/2013

Robin Heslip has been appointed Superintendent of the American Community School of Abu Dhabi, as of August 2013. Dr. Heslip currently heads the American International School of Zagreb.

Somersfield Academy:  Principal

Peter Harding

04/24/2013

Peter Harding has been appointed Principal of Somersfield Academy, a Montessori/IBO school in Bermuda. Previously, Mr. Harding was Head of the British School of Washington D.C.

International School of Beijing:  Middle School Principal

Mark Hardeman

04/24/2013

Mark Hardeman is the new Middle School Principal at International School of Beijing. Mr. Hardeman comes to Beijing from the American Community School of Abu Dhabi, where he worked for six years.

Enka Schools:  Director

Judith Guy

04/24/2013

Judith Guy is now Director of Enka Schools in Istanbul. Prior to this, Dr. Guy worked for the International Baccalaureate Organization, most recently as Director of Advancement and Access.

American International School of Vienna:  Interim Director

Bob Gross

04/24/2013

Bob Gross has been appointed Interim Director of the American International School of Vienna, 2013-2014. Mr. Gross is Interim Superintendent at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi.

Fukuoka International School:  Elementary Division Head

Robyn Gioia

04/24/2013

Robyn Gioia is the new Elementary Division Head at Fukuoka International School, Japan. Ms. Gioia has taught extensively in the USA, and most recently in the United Arab Emirates.

American International School of Mozambique:  PYP Coordinator

Ana Gil

04/24/2013

Ana Gil has been appointed PYP Coordinator at the American International School of Mozambique (AISM).

Riffa Views International School:  Principal

Jo Garrahy

04/24/2013

Jo Garrahy is the new Principal of Riffa Views International School, Bahrain. Ms. Garrahy was previously an assistant principal at the International School of Luxembourg.

Lahore American School:  Secondary Principal

David Freeman

04/24/2013

David Freeman has been appointed Secondary Principal of Lahore American School (LAS), Pakistan. Dr. Freeman comes to LAS from Xiamen International School, where he worked for the past three years.

Saigon South International School:  Associate Upper School Principal

Timothy Fitzgerald

04/24/2013

Timothy Fitzgerald is now Associate Upper School Principal at Saigon South International School, Vietnam. Previously, Mr. Fitzgerald worked at International School Bangkok and The American School of Milan.

International School of Ouagadougou:  Curriculum Coordinator & Technology Education

Paul McKenzie

04/22/2013

Paul McKenzie is the new Curriculum Coordinator and Educational Technology Coordinator at ISO in Burkina Faso. Paul comes from New Zealand and has taught across most subjects and ages for the past 22 in Japan, Canada, Kuwait, and Serbia.

International School of Latvia:  IBDP Psychology

Rhonda Fisher

04/22/2013

Rhonda Fisher now teaches IBDP Psychology, and serves as University Counselor, at the International School of Latvia (ISL); Dr. Fisher also serves as DP Coordinator at ISL.

Hiroshima International School:  Principal

Mark Exton

04/22/2013

Mark Exton is now Principal of Hiroshima International School, Japan. Before moving to Japan, Mr. Exton worked in IB schools in Egypt, Vietnam, Sudan, and Peru.

Singapore American School:  Director of Human Resources

Laurynn Evans

04/22/2013

Laurynn Evans is the new Director of Human Resources at Singapore American School, Singapore. Prior to this, Dr. Evans was a school principal and teacher in Washington, USA.

International School of Latvia:  Principal, PYP Coordinator

Randy Eplin

04/22/2013

Randy Eplin has been appointed PK - 12 Principal and PYP Coordinator at the International School of Latvia (ISL). Located in Riga, Latvia, ISL is the only PK - 12 IB World School in the Baltics.

Canadian Academy:  Director of Finance and Business Operations

Kevin Elliott

04/22/2013

Kevin Elliott is now Director of Finance and Business Operations at Canadian Academy (CA) in Kobe, Japan. This is Mr. Elliott’s fifth year at Canadian Academy.

International School of Luxembourg:  IT Manager

Jason Edwards

04/22/2013

Jason Edwards is the new IT Manager at the International School of Luxembourg. Mr. Edwards previously held IT administrator positions in international schools in Singapore, Sudan, and China.

International School of Ulaanbaatar:  MYP Coordinator

Barbara Dilthey

04/22/2013

Barbara Dilthey is the new MYP Coordinator at the International School of Ulaanbaatar (ISU), Mongolia. Ms. Dilthey was previously the MYP Coordinator of a middle school in Florida, USA.

International School of Hamburg:  Secondary Principal

Andrew Cross

04/22/2013

Andrew Cross is now Secondary School Principal at the International School of Hamburg, Germany. Previously, Mr. Cross was Middle School Principal at St. Mary’s International School in Tokyo.

Shekou International School:  Director

Dale Cox

04/22/2013

Dale Cox, pictured here with his wife Rhoda, is the new Director of Shekou International School (SIS), China. Most recently, Mr. Cox was a principal at the International School of Beijing (ISB).

Bangkok Patana School:  Assistant Principal, Primary

Jason Cooper

04/22/2013

Jason Cooper is the new Assistant Primary Principal at Bangkok Patana School, Thailand. Prior to this, Mr. Cooper has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom, Kuwait, and South Korea.

American Community School of Beirut:  Head of School

Hamilton Clark

04/22/2013

L. Hamilton Clark is the newly appointed Head of the American Community School of Beirut, starting in July 2013. Mr. Clark is currently Headmaster of Episcopal Academy in Pennsylvania, USA.

American International School of Mozambique:  Director of Athletics

Lee Clagnaz

04/22/2013

Lee Clagnaz is the new Director of Athletics at the American International School of Mozambique.

Gyeonggi Suwon International School:  Interim Head of School

Dwight Carlblom

04/22/2013

Dwight Carlblom is Interim Head of School at Gyeonggi Suwon International School (GSIS), Korea. This is Mr. Carlblom’s second year at GSIS, where he previously served as High School Principal.

American School of Warsaw:  Elementary Principal

Craig Belshe

04/22/2013

Craig Belshe is now Elementary Principal at the American School of Warsaw. Mr. Belshe was most recently Executive Director of Elementary Education in the Cherry Creek Schools in Colorado, USA.

United World College of South East Asia:  High School Principal

Nick Alchin

04/22/2013

Nick Alchin is High School Principal of United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA). Mr. Alchin joins UWCSEA from Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, Kenya where he was the Dean of Studies.

Access International Academy Ningbo:  Head of School

Cavon Ahangarzadeh

04/22/2013

Cavon Ahangarzadeh is the new Head of School at Access International Academy Ningbo (AIAN) in Ningbo, China. Mr. Ahangarzadeh was formerly Vice Principal at Teda International School, also in China.

American School of Dubai:  Elementary Principal

John Advento

04/22/2013

John Advento is now Elementary Principal at the American School of Dubai (ASD). Mr. Advento comes to ASD from Singapore American School, where he was Deputy Principal of the Middle School.

American School of Vietnam:  Head of School

Lee Yoder

04/22/2013

Lee Yoder is continuing as Head of the American School of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, at the invitation of its board chairman. Dr. Yoder’s initial appointment began in February 2012.

Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education (CASIE):  Executive Director

Cindy Toland

04/22/2013

Cindy Toland is now Executive Director of the Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education (CASIE) in Atlanta. She was previously at the American International School of Budapest.

American Cooperative School of Tunis:  Elementary Principal

Lesley Tait

04/22/2013

Lesley Tait has been appointed Elementary Principal at the American Cooperative School of Tunis (ACST). She previously served as the Principal of the Red Beach School in Auckland, New Zealand.

Saigon South International School:  Head of School

Mark Sylte

04/22/2013

Mark I. Sylte is the next Head of Saigon South International School (SSIS), Vietnam, beginning in summer 2013. He is currently Western Co-Principal at Yew Chung International School in Shanghai.

Fukuoka International School:  Head of Secondary

Terry Swain

04/22/2013

Terry Swain is the new Secondary Division Head at Fukuoka International School, Japan. Prior to this Mr. Swain has taught in international schools in Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and India.

American International School of Jeddah:  Middle/High School Assistant Principal

Mark Sullivan

04/22/2013

Mark Sullivan is the new Middle/High School Assistant Principal at the American International School of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Sullivan comes to AIS Jeddah from Cairo American College, Egypt.

American Embassy School of New Delhi:  Director of Curriculum

Stacy Stephens

04/22/2013

Stacy Stephens is now Director of Curriculum at the American Embassy School of New Delhi. Prior to this Ms. Stephens taught middle school humanities for three years, also at AES New Delhi.

International School of Latvia:  MYP Coordinator

Leva Smits

04/22/2013

Leva Smits is now MYP Coordinator at the International School of Latvia (ISL), in addition to serving as CAS Coordinator at ISL.

American Embassy School of New Delhi:  High School Principal

John Shea

04/22/2013

John Shea is the new High School Principal at the American Embassy School of New Delhi, India. Mr. Shea has over 10 years’ educational leadership experience as a principal and consultant.

Bangkok Patana School:  Primary Principal

Clare Sharp

04/22/2013

Clare Sharp has been appointed Primary Principal at Bangkok Patana School, Thailand. Prior to this Ms. Sharp was Assistant Primary Principal, also at Bangkok Patana School.

Collegiate American School, Dubai:  Assistant Principal, Elementary

Maha Sarraf-Shehadeh

04/22/2013

Maha Sarraf Shehadeh is now Elementary Assistant Principal at Collegiate American School (CAS) in Dubai, UAE. Previously Ms. Sarraf Shehadeh taught Grade 5 at Dubai American Academy.

Cairo American College:  Superintendent

Wayne Rutherford

04/22/2013

Wayne Rutherford is the new Superintendent of Cairo American College (CAC), Egypt. Prior to this, Mr. Rutherford was Director of the International School of Dakar, Senegal.

International School of Belgrade:  Director

Robert Risch

04/22/2013

Robert Risch is the new Director of the International School of Belgrade, Serbia. Prior to this, Dr. Risch was Headmaster of Nagoya International School, Japan.

International School Yangon:  Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator

Laurie Ransom

04/22/2013

Laurie Ransom has been appointed Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator at International School Yangon (ISY), Myanmar. Ms. Ransom has over 17 years of teaching and leadership experience.

Chinese International School Hangzhou:  Director

Richard Pratt

04/22/2013

Richard Pratt is the inaugural Director of Chinese International School Hangzhou, to be launched by Chinese International School Hong Kong in 2013-2014. Mr. Pratt comes to Hangzhou from Eton College.

The American School in Japan:  Associate Middle School Principal

Cindy Plantecoste

04/22/2013

Cindy Plantecoste begins her 20th year in education as the new Associate Middle School Principal at The American School in Japan. Ms. Plantecoste has worked in France, the Czech Republic, and India.

Concordia International School Shanghai:  Head of School

Gregg Pinick

04/22/2013

Gregg Pinick is the new Head of Concordia International School Shanghai, China. Mr. Pinick was most recently the Executive Director of Lutheran High School in Orange County, California.

American International School of Lusaka:  Director

Tom Pado

04/22/2013

Tom Pado has been appointed Director of the American International School of Lusaka, Zambia. Previously he was Principal of the Secondary Campus at the International School of Tanganyika.

East Airport International School:  Head of School

Mabel Owusu-Addo

04/22/2013

Mabel Owusu-Addo is now Head of East Airport International School in Accra, Ghana. Previously Ms. Owusu-Addo was Vice Principal of Tema International School, also in Ghana.

Oberoi International School:  Deputy Head of Primary

Jane Ostrander

04/22/2013

Jane Ostrander is Deputy Head of Primary at Oberoi International School in Mumbai, India. Previously she was PreK-12 Curriculum/Program Coordinator at the International School of Pristina, Kosovo.

International School of Beijing:  Deputy Head of School

Rhonda Norris

04/22/2013

Rhonda Norris has been appointed Deputy Head of School at International School of Beijing (ISB). Prior to this Ms. Norris was Assistant Head of Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan.

American Community School of Abu Dhabi:  Assistant Elementary Principal

Jen Munnerlyn

04/22/2013

Jen Munnerlyn is Assistant Elementary Principal at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi. Ms. Munnerlyn was previously an elementary instructional coach, also at ACS Abu Dhabi.

Commission of American and International Schools Abroad (CAISA):  Director

Peter Mott

04/22/2013

Peter Mott is now Director of the Boston-area-based Commission of American and International Schools Abroad (CAISA), which oversees accreditation of international schools on behalf of NEASC.

Academia Cotopaxi:  Interim Director

Monica Greeley

04/22/2013

Monica Greeley has been appointed Interim Director of Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Ms. Greeley comes to Quito from Jakarta International School.

International School of Beijing:  Assistant Principal, Chinese Program

Chunman Gissing

04/22/2013

Chunman Gissing is now Assistant Principal of the Chinese Program at International School of Beijing (ISB). Ms. Gissing has worked as an Adjunct Lecturer in several higher education institutions.

American School of Vietnam:  Middle and High School Principal

Beverly Gerbase

04/22/2013

Beverly Gerbase has been appointed Middle and High School Principal at the American School of Vietnam. Ms. Gerbase comes to Vietnam from Hayah International Academy in Cairo, Egypt.

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School:  Head of the Upper School

Scott Genzer

04/22/2013

Scott Genzer is now Head of the Upper School at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School in New York, USA. Previously, Mr. Genzer was a Principal at the American International School of Kingston, Jamaica.

The American School of Warsaw:  Director

Terry Gamble

04/22/2013

Terry Gamble has been appointed Director of the American School of Warsaw. Prior to this, his career to date has included teaching and administrative positions in Canada, Egypt, and Thailand.

The English School, Nicosia:  Headmaster

Graham Gamble

04/22/2013

Graham Gamble is now Headmaster of The English School in Nicosia, Cyprus. Previously, Mr. Gamble was Director of the American International School of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Rabat American School:  Director

Bill Elman

04/17/2013

Bill Elman has been appointed Director of Rabat American School (Morocco), beginning in July 2013. Mr. Elman is currently Deputy Director of the International School of Tianjin, China.

Nishimachi International School:  Elementary Principal

Wayne Denmar

04/17/2013

Wayne Denmar is now Elementary Principal at Nishimachi International School (NIS), Japan. Mr. Denmar was previously Elementary Principal at Beijing BISS International School, China, for seven years.

Oberoi International School:  Head of Secondary

Shanna Crofton

04/17/2013

Shanna Crofton is the new Head of Secondary at Oberoi International School (OIS) in Mumbai, India. Prior to this she was Assistant Academic Dean at Leysin American School in Switzerland.

The American School in Switzerland:  Director of the Learning Support Center

Barbara Cormack-Krieg

04/17/2013

Barbara Cormack-Krieg is now Director of the Learning Support Center at the American School in Switzerland, Lugano (TASIS). Previously Ms. Cormack-Krieg was at Harrow International School, Thailand.

International School of Beijing:  Assistant Elementary Principal

Keith Collins

04/17/2013

Keith Collins is the International School of Beijing’s new Assistant Elementary Principal. Mr. Collins comes to Beijing from Yowell Elementary School in Virginia, USA, where he was an assistant principal.

American Embassy School in New Delhi:  Director

Paul Chmelik

04/17/2013

Paul Chmelik has been appointed Director of the American Embassy School in New Delhi, India, beginning in July 2013. Mr. Chmelik currently heads the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

International School London (ISL) Qatar:  Head of School

Christopher Charleson

04/17/2013

Christopher Charleson is Head of International School London (ISL) Qatar. Mr. Charleson, previously head of Sotogrande International School in Spain, has over 25 years of school experience.

American School of Guatemala:  Elementary Principal

Brian Chalmers

04/17/2013

Brian Chalmers is now Elementary Principal at the American School of Guatemala (ASG). Prior to this Mr. Chalmers was a teacher at ASG, and founded its Lower School Science Laboratory.

American International School of Libreville:  Interim Director

Robert Bennett

04/17/2013

Robert Bennett is the new Interim Director of the American International School of Libreville, Gabon (AISL). Mr. Bennett, from Montana, USA, has led multiple schools in the UAE as well as Egypt.

Thai-Chinese International School:  Head of Middle School

Steven Ballowe

04/17/2013

Steven Ballowe is the new Head of Middle School at the Thai-Chinese International School, Thailand. Dr. Ballowe was previously Head of School at Ruamrudee International School, also in Thailand.

International School of Kenya:  Middle School Principal

Craig Baker

04/17/2013

Craig Baker is the new Middle School Principal at the International School of Kenya (ISK). Mr. Baker has over 30 years of education experience, most recently at the Lincoln School in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Oberoi International School:  Deputy Head of Primary

Michael Bailey

04/17/2013

Michael Bailey is now Deputy Head of Primary at Oberoi International School (OIS) in Mumbai, India. Mr. Bailey comes to OIS from the American International School of Guangzhou, China.

International School of Monagas:  Head of School

April Yetsko

04/12/2013

After 13 years as Head of the International School of Monagas, Maturin, Venezuela, Dr. Eric Spindler is stepping down in July. He will be replaced by Dr. April Yetsko, who is founder and currently the Head of the Vida Bilingual Charter School in Gettysburg, PA.

Shekou International School:  Secondary Principal

Mike Livingston

03/28/2013

Mike Livingston will be the Secondary School Principal at Shekou International School, China, starting August 2013. For the past five years Mike has been the MS/HS Assistant Principal at the American International School of Guangzhou. Prior experiences include international schools in Kenya, Uganda, the Philippines, Bolivia, and Morocco.

North Jakarta International School:  ESL Director/Curriculum Coordinator

Tamara Doak

03/21/2013

I will begin my new position as Curriculum Coordinator at the American International School of Abuja, Nigeria, in August 2013.

Shekou International School:  Elementary School Principal

Jeannie Sung

03/14/2013

Mrs. Jeannie Sung will be the new Elementary School Principal at Shekou International School, starting August 2013. Mrs. Sung is very excited and looking forward to joining the wonderful community at Shekou International School, Shenzen's Leading School for Expatriates.

British School of Lome:  Deputy Head(Academics)

Seamus Hennessy

03/14/2013

Seamus Hennessy will be moving to the new international school of Gabon, Ecole Ruban Vert, as Director Pédagogique (Deputy Head) in August 2013.

Hong Kong International School:  Director of Curriculum and Assessment R-12

Anthony Mobbs

03/04/2013

Excited to be moving to HKIS and Hong Kong after 10 great years at ISP and Prague. Will miss my friends but new ones ready to meet. Thanks to every one for your support.

International School Aberdeen:  High School Counselor

Dr. Jeffrey P. Harper

02/27/2013

After 17 wonderful years at the International School Bangkok, I will be moving back to Europe to join the staff of the International School Aberdeen in Scotland.

Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle:  Assessment Teacher

Gene Cressler

02/22/2013

• Responsible for teaching k-8 beginning, intermediate and advanced English language learners basic to more complex concepts of the English language. • Assess incoming students within Baltimore City Schools to determine eligibility for ESOL services.

Chadwick International School:  Director of College Counseling

Eddie Levisman

02/22/2013

Eddie Levisman is the new Director of College Counseling at Chadwick International School in Songdo, South Korea, starting August 2013. Prior to this Mr. Levisman worked at international schools in Brazil, Japan, Peru, Argentina and Colombia.

American International School of Chennai:  Secondary Librarian

Jennifer Alevy

02/18/2013

International Schools Group Saudi Arabia:  Superintendent

Paul Richards

02/09/2013

Paul Richards has been appointed Superintendent of the International Schools Group Saudi Arabia. Mr. Richards is currently High School Principal at the American School in London.

Dubai American Academy:  High School Principal

Scott Schaffner

01/14/2013

Scott Schaffner is now High School Principal at Dubai American Academy (DAA). Mr.Schaffner joins DAA from the American School of Warsaw.

Hiroshima International School:  Director of Studies

Florian Ciprian Baciu

12/14/2012

Florian Ciprian Baciu is now Director of Studies at Hiroshima International School in Japan. Prior to this he has worked in schools in Romania, the United States and Jordan.

English Modern School:  Instructional Coach

Selina Peay-Collins

12/05/2012

Carman-Buckner, Waukegan IL:  Student Teacher

Ayla Meserve

11/29/2012

K. International School Tokyo:  Elementary School Principal

Kevin Yoshihara

11/19/2012

Kevin Yoshihara is the new Elementary School Principal at K. International School Tokyo. Mr.Yoshihara has taught in schools in Kuwait, Shanghai and Japan.

The Kaust School:  IB Mathematical Studies SL

sharon harris

11/01/2012

Inventure Academy Bangalore:  Senior Physics Teacher.

Yasmeen Begum

09/28/2012

Post graduate in nuclear physics. Trained graduate in mathematics and Physics, having excellent academic record with twenty one years of teaching experience in both national and international schoool. I am looking for a job in the most reputed international schools of India preference will be given to Bangalore in India.

Ecole Pierre et Marie Curie:  Logistics Coordinator and Misssionary of Literacy

Alynne Solway

09/27/2012

In 2010 I traveled to Haiti where I was working to educate the Community in Carrefour and acting as a Logistics Coordinator with the UN to provide food and stapes to the street people after the earthquake.

American Nicaraguan School:  High School Principal

Jeffrey Davis

09/27/2012

Starting with the 2012/2013 school year, High School Principal for the American Nicaraguan School (ANS) in Managua, Nicaragua. Prior overseas living included years in Singapore and in Cambodia, at Northbridge International School (NISC). Originally from Northern California.

Xiamen International School:  Middle School Math/Science

Anders Swanson

09/12/2012

TED Istanbul Koleji:  7th/8th English Literature Teacher

Jessica Flammang

09/06/2012

ISTEK School:  HS Principal - IB consultant

Sencer DONMEZ

09/06/2012

International School of Belgrade:  Lower School Principa

Brian Lettinga

09/04/2012

ISB welcomes new Director and new teaching staff during Teacher Orientation, August 2012. Pictured above, from left to right: Annalisa Lettinga, IB Mathematics; Sholay Ramlall, Psychology/Learning Support Services; Abby Ruble, Upper School Counselor/Learning Resource Specialist; Bruce McDonald, Upper School Performing Arts; Dr. Robert Risch, Director; Zorica Rajkovic, Learning Support Services; Jeff Zollner, Grade 4 Classroom Teacher; Patrick Youell, IB Biology; Alan Gomes, Grade 2 Classroom Teacher; Amy Caldwell, Grade 5 Classroom Teacher. ISB is looking forward to another exciting school year here in Belgrade

Beijing International Bilingual Academy:  Teacher (Art- Kindergarten and Middle School)

Mary Tausch

09/04/2012

I am currently teaching visual arts at the Middle School and Kindergarten level. I also teach cooking and conduct after school clubs, including crafts and an ESL book club.

American International School of Zabreb:  Director

David Harris

08/31/2012

David Harris is the new Director of the American International School of Zabreb, Croatia beginning August 2013. Mr. Harris brings a wealth of experience in school development after ten years with Concordia International School Shanghai. Prior to Concordia, he served as the Secondary School Principal at Karachi American School for four years.

Marymount International - Rome:  Assistant Elementary Principal

Karyn Wynn

08/20/2012

Karyn Wynn has been appointed Asssistant Elementary Principal of Marymount International - Rome, starting school year 2012-2013. Previously, she was teaching kindergarten at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ms. Wynn has worked as a teacher in both public and independent schools, most recently teaching kindergarten at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia.

Leysin American School:  Director of Studies

Wes Goldsberry

08/17/2012

Wes Goldsberry is the new Director of Studies at Leysin American School. He comes to LAS from the state of New Hampshire, where he served as The White Mountain School's Academic Dean.

Leysin American School:  Dean of the Belle Époque Campus and IB Coordinator

William Johnson

08/17/2012

William Johnson is taking up the posts of Dean of the Belle Époque Campus and IB Coordinator at LAS. He is arriving from St. Stephen's School in Rome, Italy where he was IB Coordinator and IB History teacher.

International School of the Sacred Heart:  K/JS Principal

Una O'Neill

08/16/2012

International School Kuala Lumpur:  Director of Technology

Dave Neudorf

08/16/2012

Dave is coming from ISKL’s elementary school campus where he served as Technology Coordinator. Dave has served in technology leadership roles in Indonesia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.

Nanjing International School:  Head of Middle School

Arden Tyoschin

08/14/2012

School District of Siren:  K-12 Guidance & Counseling

Charles Stanislaw

08/02/2012

American International School of Lusaka:  Assistant Principal / DP Coordinator

Kerry Bidder

07/25/2012

Assistant Principal - High School International Baccalaureate - Diploma Programme Coordinator

Vivekanand school:  Head of Department-Business Studies

bhavjeet kaur

07/22/2012

Inter-community School, Zurich:  Secondary Principal

Rebecca Butterworth

07/14/2012

Grades 6 - 12

American Cultural & Educational Center:  Director

Niels Herlevsen

07/10/2012

ACEC has been in operation since 2000 and has grown to 600+ students and over 34 teachers, full and part time. A separate division of ACEC was established to handle corporate client business. ACEC seeks joint ventures with eligible institutions that would like to branch out in Bahrain and neighboring GCC countries.

Panama Pacifico Academy:  Elementary Principal

Dawn McLeod-Brittain

07/07/2012

Dawn McLeod-Brittain will be the Elementary Principal and PYP Coordinator at Panama Pacifico Academy. PPA is a new school in Panama City, Panama that will be opening in August 2012.

St. George's School:  Director of Learning

Jeff Farrington

06/27/2012

Jeff Farrington is the first Director of Learning at St. George's School in Vancouver B.C. beginning August 2012. Mr. Farrington has served the American School Foundation of Monterrey for 15 years and is currently the MSHS Campus Director.

American Foundation School of Monterrey:  MS Principal

Jennifer Sikes

06/24/2012

At the same school moving from Instructional Coach position to Middle School Principal.

Colegio Franklin D. Roosevelt:  Director of Guidance 6-12

Mary-Ann Sullivan

06/17/2012